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Lon Chaney YouTube Festival

Lon Chaney in The Phantom of the Opera

Lon Chaney in The Phantom of the Opera

Thanks to the hard playlist making work of Classic Hollywood, we have a Lon Chaney YouTube festival. Find links to complete Lon Chaney movies posted on YouTube here.

Pretty Clever Film Gal is pretty happy about this, as there are many here I’ve never seen and haven’t been able to get my grubby little film-loving hands on. Happy viewing!

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

It’s been a busy week at Pretty Clever Films Headquarters thanks to TCM’s Summer Under the Stars. First we’re treated with Lon Chaney day and then Humphrey Bogart day. At night, I hear TIVO softly crying to himself in the other room. Even though I have roughly a gagillion movies to watch, I still took the time to scour the interwebs for the best goings on so you don’t have to. There seems to be an explosion of silent movie writings this week and here are a few of the best. Have a read, pop a bottle of bubbly to celebrate silent movie love, and happy viewing! Read the rest of this entry

16 Lon Chaney Movies on TCM

Lon Chaney in The Phantom of the OperaThanks to TCM’s August series “Summer Under the Stars” we’re being treated to 16 Lon Chaney movies today. Sixteen! If you’re not familiar with Lon Chaney, “The Man of a Thousand Faces,” this schedule is beyond an excellent primer. If you are familiar, then kick back and enjoy not only Chaney’s amazing performances, but some of the best moves the silent era has to offer. Read the rest of this entry

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