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The Shock

The Shock (1923)

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Release Date: Jun 10, 1923 Wide

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Release Date: Jun 10, 1923 Wide

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This tale of a crook's reform takes place in the San Francisco of the early 1900s. Predictably, Lon Chaney plays a crook and a misshapen cripple (the type of role almost expected of him at this point in his career). Anne Vincent, better known as "Queen Anne" (Christine Mayo), sends Wilse Dilling (Chaney) to a small town to keep an eye on Mischa Hadley (William Welsh), an embezzling banker who is her lover. Dilling falls in love with Hadley's daughter, Gertrude (Virginia Valli), and blows up the

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Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics

Charles Kenyon

Universal Pictures Corporation

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Again Chaney plays the role of a man who has something physically wrong, this time broken legs. His character is complex and interesting though, and he's a great actor, so it works. The story is sort of predictable too, but it's very suspenseful. I really enjoyed this thrilling romantic crime drama.
April 17, 2012
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