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He Who Gets Slapped

He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

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Release Date: Nov 9, 1924 Wide

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This compelling and exceptionally well-executed silent drama, from new MGM studio executives Irving Thalburg and producer Louis B. Mayer is based on a highly-regarded Russian play and features the studio's biggest stars, Lon Chaney, John Gilbert and Norma Shearer. Directed by noted Swedish filmmmaker Victor Sjostrom, it is the story of a scientific genius who is humiliated by his philandering wife and a major career set-back. To express his pain, bitterness and anger he becomes a circus clown

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A subdued Chaney offers one of his greatest performances.

June 4, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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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
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the story is wack but lon chaney rules
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