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A Thousand Faces: Lon Chaney's Unique Artistry in Motion Pictures

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For the first time, you can put conjecture aside and read definitive proof about the roles Chaney had behind the scenes as well as in front of the camera.
ebook, 398 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Vestal Press (first published January 25th 1995)
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Charles Dee Mitchell
When I ordered this from the library I thought it was Blake's biography of Chaney. This is a later book, built around material uncovered after the bio was published. At first I thought it would be a tedious read, but I found the business correspondence and production notes pretty enjoyable. (I was also watching all the Chaney films I could find, so it made a good companion piece.)

Possibly of interest only to film nerds, but an intriguing look behind the scenes of the making of some great and som
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Michael Kocher
It is good but is really only for completists. It is essentially the same book as Blake's superior 'Man Behind the Thousand Faces'.
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