Happy Birthday: Lon Chaney (1883–1930)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Lon Chaney (1883–1930).jpgLon Chaney (1883–1930)

Born: April 1, 1883 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Died: August 26, 1930 (age 47) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Hazel Hastings (November 1914 – 26 August 1930) (his death)
Frances Chaney (31 May 1905 – 1914) (divorced) (1 child)

When a makeup is as painful as that which I wore as Blizzard in The Penalty (1920), when I had my legs strapped up and couldn’t bear it that way more than 20 minutes at a time – when I have to be a cripple, as in The Miracle Man (1919) or have to keep a certain attitude of body, as I did in Shadows (1922), it sometimes takes a good deal of imagination to forget your physical sufferings. Yet, at that, the subconscious mind has a marvelous way of making you keep the right attitudes and make the right gestures when you are…

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