The Dream Cheater (1920)

04/04/1920 (US) Horror 1h
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Overview

An adaptation of Balzac's novel set in the roaring twenties, it tells the story of a young man who finds a magic piece of shagreen that fulfills his every desire. For each wish granted, however, the skin shrinks and consumes a portion of his physical energy. La Peau de chagrin belongs to the Études philosophiques group of Balzac's sequence of novels, La Comédie humaine.

  1. Ernest C. Warde

    Director

  2. Jack Cunningham

    Screenplay

  3. Honoré de Balzac

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. J. Warren Kerrigan

    J. Warren Kerrigan

    Brandon McShane

  2. Wedgwood Nowell

    Wedgwood Nowell

    Angus Burton

  3. Alice Wilson

    Alice Wilson

    Mimi Gascoigne

  4. Joseph J. Dowling

    Joseph J. Dowling

    Shib Mizah

  5. Tom Guise

    Patrick Fitz-George

  6. Fritzi Brunette

    Fritzi Brunette

    Pauline Mahon

  7. Aggie Herring

    Aggie Herring

    Mrs. Mahon

  8. Sam Sothern

    Shamus McShane

Full Cast & Crew

The Dream Cheater

Original Title La Peau de Chagrin

Status Released

Original Language English

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