The Man of a Thousand Faces

Lon Chaney played a succession of monstrous characters throughout the silent era in films such as the Phantom of the Opera. A self taught master of make-up, he described his technique as ‘extraordinary characterisation’. In this clip Mark gets a glimpse inside his box of tricks.

Release date: 05 Oct 2010

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3 minutes


Role Contributor
PresenterMark Gatiss
DirectorJohn Das
Series ProducerJohn Das
Executive ProducerMichael Poole
Series ProducerJohn Das
Interviewed GuestCarla Laemmle

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