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This was fantastic! Campy but seriously twisted. This is the first Chaney film I've seen and he is really great. He has such an expressive face, perfect for silent cinema. The rest of the cast really hold their own as well, particularly Crawford and John George as Cojo.
I didn't even recognize Joan Crawford! It seems that make up and hairdo from the 20's can make a person look completely different.
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This movie ranks #28 in IMDb's Horror Top 50
This movie ranks #31 in IMDb's 1920s Top 50
This movie ranks #36 in Silent Era's The Top 300 Silent Era Films
This movie ranks #38 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #71 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
This movie ranks #129 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
This movie ranks #166 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
This movie ranks #185 in Paul Rotha's Silent but Not Forgotten