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He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

He Who Gets Slapped





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Betrayed by his wife and disgraced in the eyes of his colleagues, a brilliant scientist takes up a new life as a circus clown, becoming enmeshed in a rivalry involving a beautiful bareback rider. Lon Chaney, John Gilbert and Norma Shearer are the star-power triumvirate in this fascinating silent drama.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Leonid Andreyev, Carey Wilson, Victor Sjöström
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Lon Chaney
as Paul Beaumont
Norma Shearer
as Consuelo
Marc MacDermott
as Baron Regnard
Tully Marshall
as Count Mancini
Ruth King
as Marie Beaumont
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Critic Reviews for He Who Gets Slapped

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 22, 2005
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A subdued Chaney offers one of his greatest performances.

Full Review… | June 4, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Chaney, um dos grandes atores do período, cria um personagem trágico e memorável, mas o roteiro é excessivamente simples do ponto de vista dramático, o que atrapalha o filme.

October 19, 2005
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for He Who Gets Slapped

the story is wack but lon chaney rules

Stella Dallas

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