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The Man Who Laughs

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Rated: 7.7
Run time: 110 min
Director: Paul Leni
Actors: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar, Olga Baclanova, Brandon Hurst, Cesare Gravina, Stuart Holmes, Sam De Grasse, George Siegmann, Josephine Crowell, Károly Huszár, Zimbo the Dog, Delmo Fritz, Deno Fritz, Henry A. Barrows, Richard Bartlett, Les Bates, Charles Brinley, Carmen Castillo, Allan Cavan, D'Arcy Corrigan, Carrie Daumery, Howard Davies, Nick De Ruiz, Louise Emmons, J.C. Fowler, John George, Jack A. Goodrich, Charles Hancock, Lila LaPon, Torben Meyer, Joe Murphy, Edgar Norton, Broderick O'Farrell, Lon Poff, Frank Puglia, Henry Roquemore, Templar Saxe, Allan Sears, Scott Seaton, Louis Stern, Al Stewart, Anton Vaverka
Year: 1928

SYNOPSIS

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. Written by Helen Elsom