Sunday, February 05, 2012

Lon Chaney

Congratulations to Brian who correctly identified Lon Chaney as yesterday's Person-of-Mystery!

Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney, Sr., was an early Hollywood actor known for his artful use of makeup and his portrayal of tortured or grotesque characters.  In the days of the silent movies, actors were often responsible for doing their own makeup, but Chaney was particularly skilled, earning him the nickname "The Man of a Thousand Faces."

With his makeup kit

The following photos consist of Chaney in various roles:

Lon Chaney as the Phantom of the Opera

As Granny O'Grady in the Unholy Three

As Blizzard in Penalty (Chaney strapped his legs back and walked on his knees - ouch)

As Professor Burke in London After Midnight

As Tito Beppi in Laugh, Clown, Laugh

As Quasimodo in the Hunchback of Notre Dame

As Mr. Wu in Mr. Wu

As Alonzo the Armless in the Unknowns

As Fagin in Oliver Twist


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Zelda said...

His make-up kit sure looks like a tool kit. With today's technology and his talent, he would have been awesome. Thanks.

Virgil S. said...

Who was that last guy, the one after Fagin in Oliver Twist?

The picture of Mr. Wu reminds me of the old gag about: this season they are calling the strain of flu that we get vaccinated for, "Flu Manchu".

For some reason, the photo of Mr. Chaney sans makeup reminds me of Boris Karloff.

Nate Maas said...

Virgil, the last one was to the best of my knowledge just Chaney messing around and not necessarily for a film, but I may be wrong.

Joe Pluto said...

Yes, the last one is from a photoset Lon did for a magazine, I think, with the title "Rare Photographs of Lon Chaney Sans Makeup"

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Interesting to know that the last photo was used for a Nirvana / Melvins show @ Legends, Tacoma, WA on 01/20/1990! It took me years to find who was this intriguing character and, to my surprise, it's not a well known Lon Chaney's photo and was circulating amongst the underground's creative minds of gig's flyers!

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