Disc one: The ace of hearts (1921) / writers, Gouverneur Morris, Ruth Wightman ; director, Wallace Worsley -- Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) / producer, Irving Thalbert ; writers, David Belasco, Tom Cushing ; director, Herbert Brenon. Disc two: The unknown (1927) / writers, Tod Browning, Waldemar Young ; director, Tod Browning -- Lon Chaney: a thousand faces -- London after midnight.
Includes three of Chaney's major works, a documentary about Chaney and a photo reconstruction of the lost film London after midnight.
Silent films with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
2 videodiscs (325 min.) : silent, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1921 [The ace of hearts], 1928 [Laugh, clown, laugh], 1927 [The unknown].
[The ace of hearts] Lon Chaney, Joy Leatrice, John Bowers. [Laugh, Clown, Laugh] Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young. [The unknown] Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
[The ace of hearts] Director of photography, Don Short ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; music, Vivek Maddala. [Laugh, clown, laugh] Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; editor, Marie Halvey ; music, H. Scott Salinas. [The unknown] Director of photography, Merritt B. Gerstad ; editor, Harry Reynolds, Errol Taggart.