Tag - Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney in The Unknown (1927)

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 25: The Unknown...

Vincent Price was a true renaissance man. In addition to acting, he was a connoisseur of art and also of food. I believe we’ve discussed before the series of albums he released going over various world cuisines and providing recipes...

Monster (1925)

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 24: The...

It’s silent movie night at 32 Days of Halloween HQ. Since we’ve featured him a couple of times before, we go back to the granddaddy of silent horror, Georges Méliès. We kick off with what could be considered a tremendously...

Vincent Price: Horror Hall of Fame

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 16: Vincent...

Day 16 of 32 Days of Halloween has just sort of fallen to Vincent Price…and I realize I’m posting a longer bit of something that we posted a snippet of earlier. But we didn’t know the thing was online in this form, thanks...

Halloween Day 19: Lon Chaney on Lon Chaney

Day 19 has typically been a day for us to feature The Chaneys in some form or fashion. Because Papa Chaney was fantastic. Nobody could work his face in silent film like Chaney. And I’m not just talking about the makeup jobs that he...

32 Days of Halloween III, Movie Night No...

So looking at another silent film for this evening’s pick–since last year we were watching Will Rogers in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow–I came across a Lon Chaney Sr. film we had discussed before: The Penalty. From 1920...

32 Days of Halloween II, Day 19: Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney Sr. was an amazing actor, not just because he could transform himself using really crazy makeup techniques for the age but because he could deliver a stunning performance underneath all of that stuff. We’ve posted his...

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

32 Days of Halloween, Movie Night No. 31:...

Our penultimate movie night of the 32 Days of Halloween, I’ve decided to go back to one of the classics that we’ve neglected to touch upon thus far: the 1923 Lon Chaney-starring silent film of Hunchback of Notre Dame. I also...