West of Zanzibar (1928)
A Story of Love and Revenge in African Jungles!
The Man of a Thousand Faces adds another thrilling achievement to his long list of screen triumphs. As "Dead Legs," the crippled charlatan who drifts to Africa and becomas ruler of a kingdom of cutthroats and scum of the earth, Chaney will lead you through such a succession of romantic and dramatic thrills as even he has never revealed!
Lionel Barrymore and Lon Chaney
with Lon Chaney and Lionel Barrymore. Directed by Tod Browning. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
More Information on this film...
Dark Carnival: The Secret World of Tod Browning, by David J. Skal and Elias Savada, pp. 122-124, 166-167, 201.
A Thousand Faces: Lon Chaney's Unique Artistry in Motion Pictures, by Michael F. Blake, pp. 199, 250-260.
The Films of Lon Chaney, by Michael F. Blake pp. 179-182.
Last Modified November 12, 2007.