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The Unknown(1927)

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Brief Synopsis

In this silent film, an escaped killer pretends to be a sideshow's armless wonder.

Cast & Crew

Tod Browning Director
Lon Chaney Alonzo
Norman Kerry Malabar
Joan Crawford Estrellita
Merritt Gerstad Director of Photography
Joe Farnham Titles
Harry Reynolds Film Editor
Errol Taggart Film Editor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1927 Production Date:  35mm - Turner
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Silent Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,517    
Duration(reels):  6    

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  • "The Unknown" is disarming and oddly charming

    Jeff Boston 2012-10-31

    Weird but watchable mini-movie, thanks to the wacky and wicked Alonzo, played by Lon Chaney Sr. He was "The Man of a Thousand Faces" who put... MORE>

  • The Unknown

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-10-15

    Director Browning's greatest film is this under-valued silent gem. Chaney gives a harrowing performance as a supposedly "armless"... MORE>

  • The Unknown

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-05

    **** MORE>