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The Man Who Laughs (1928)

04/27/1928 (US) DramaHorrorMystery 1h 50m
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Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.

  1. Paul Leni


  2. Victor Hugo


  3. Charles E. Whittaker


  4. Marion Ward


  5. J. Grubb Alexander


  6. May McLean


  7. Walter Anthony


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    Conrad Veidt


  2. Mary Philbin

    Mary Philbin


  3. Olga Baclanova

    Olga Baclanova

    Duchess Josiana

  4. Brandon Hurst

    Brandon Hurst


  5. Cesare Gravina

    Cesare Gravina


  6. Stuart Holmes

    Stuart Holmes

    Lord Dirry-Moir

  7. John George


  8. Sam De Grasse

    Sam De Grasse

    King James II

  9. Josephine Crowell

    Josephine Crowell

    Queen Anne

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The Man Who Laughs
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Original Language English

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