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  • The Unknown

    1927. USA. Tod Browning. Approx. 55 min.

With organ accompaniment by Ben Model

Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building



  • The Unknown

    1927. USA. Directed by Tod Browning. With Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry. A wanted man binds his arms and takes on the identity of an armless, knife-throwing carnival freak. After killing the father of the woman he admires in order to protect his secret, and then having his own arms amputated to prove his love for her, he discovers that she is engaged to the carnival's strongman. Silent, French intertitles with simultaneous English translation. Approx. 55 min.

In the Film exhibition Batiste Madalena and the Cinema of the 1920s

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