Man of a Thousand Faces

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Man of a Thousand Faces ★★★½ 1957

A tasteful and touching portrayal of Lon Chaney, from his childhood with his deaf and mute parents to his success as a screen star. Recreates some of Chaney's most famous roles, including the Phantom of the Opera and Quasimodo in “Notre Dame.” Cagney is magnificent as the longsuffering film star who was a genius with makeup and mime. 122m/B VHS, DVD . James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau, Jim Backus, Roger Smith, Robert Evans; D: Joseph Pevney; W: Ivan Goff; C: Russell Metty; M: Frank Skinner.