Wrote entry on motion picture make-up in the 1929 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
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When a makeup is as painful as that which I wore as Blizzard in The Penalty
(1920), when I had my legs strapped up and couldn't bear it that way more than 20 minutes at a time - when I have to be a cripple, as in The Miracle Man
(1919) or have to keep a certain attitude of body, as I did in Shadows
(1922), it sometimes takes a good deal of imagination to forget your physical sufferings. Yet, at ...
The working title of his film The Unknown
(1927) was "Alonso the Armless", which seems to have led to a great deal of confusion over the years regarding the actor's actual name. As committed to their faith as Chaney's parents were, they would probably have never considered giving one of their children a name not shared by a religious saint, and to this date there is neither a St. Alonso nor a St....
Macabre, menacing characters who nonetheless always have an undercurrent of pathos and melancholy
The Master of Horror