A Thousand Faces: Lon Chaney's Unique Artistry in Motion by Michael F. Blake

By Michael F. Blake

For the 1st time, you could placed conjecture apart and browse definitive facts in regards to the roles Chaney had behind the curtain in addition to in entrance of the camera.

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