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The Resource The man who laughs, Carl Laemmle presents ; a Paul Leni production ; adaptation & continuity, J. Grubb Alexander ; directed by Paul Leni ; a Carl Laemmle Special Production ; Universal Pictures Corporation

The man who laughs, Carl Laemmle presents ; a Paul Leni production ; adaptation & continuity, J. Grubb Alexander ; directed by Paul Leni ; a Carl Laemmle Special Production ; Universal Pictures Corporation

Label
The man who laughs
Title
The man who laughs
Statement of responsibility
Carl Laemmle presents ; a Paul Leni production ; adaptation & continuity, J. Grubb Alexander ; directed by Paul Leni ; a Carl Laemmle Special Production ; Universal Pictures Corporation
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine
Cataloging source
RB0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Film editor, Edward Cahn; photography, Gilbert Warrenton
Dewey number
791.43/72
PerformerNote
Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnarm Jr., Olga Baclanova, Brandon Hurst, Cesare Gravina, Stuart Holmes, Sam DeGrasse, George Siegmann, Josephine Crowell, Charles Puffy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1929
  • 1867-1939
  • 1802-1885
  • 1893-1943
  • 1917-1971
  • 1899-1974
  • 1866-1947
  • 1858-1954
  • 1884-1971
  • 1875-1953
  • 1849-1932
  • 1884-1942
  • 1899-1963
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leni, Paul
  • Alexander, J. Grubb
  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Hugo, Victor
  • Philbin, Mary
  • Veidt, Conrad
  • Molnar, Julius
  • Baclanova, Olga
  • Hurst, Brandon
  • Gravina, Cesare
  • Holmes, Stuart
  • De Grasse, Sam
  • Siegmann, George
  • Crowell, Josephine
  • Huszar-Puffy, Karl
  • Warrenton, Gilbert
  • Cahn, Edward L.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Flicker Alley (Firm)
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hugo, Victor
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Nobility
  • Revenge
  • Hugo, Victor
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Nobility
  • Revenge
Technique
live action
Label
The man who laughs, Carl Laemmle presents ; a Paul Leni production ; adaptation & continuity, J. Grubb Alexander ; directed by Paul Leni ; a Carl Laemmle Special Production ; Universal Pictures Corporation
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Optional scores: 2018 Berklee School of Music orchestra score; 1928 Movietone track presented during the film's initial release
  • Originally released as a motion picture, November 4, 1928
  • Based on the novel by Victor Hugo
  • Bonus materials: "Celebrating universal's masterpiece"; Paul Leni and The Man who laughs; Rare image gallery; Optional audio track; "Notes on the new score"
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
617311686290
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Publisher number
FA 0062
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1107880733
  • (OCoLC)1107880733
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The man who laughs, Carl Laemmle presents ; a Paul Leni production ; adaptation & continuity, J. Grubb Alexander ; directed by Paul Leni ; a Carl Laemmle Special Production ; Universal Pictures Corporation
Publication
Note
  • Optional scores: 2018 Berklee School of Music orchestra score; 1928 Movietone track presented during the film's initial release
  • Originally released as a motion picture, November 4, 1928
  • Based on the novel by Victor Hugo
  • Bonus materials: "Celebrating universal's masterpiece"; Paul Leni and The Man who laughs; Rare image gallery; Optional audio track; "Notes on the new score"
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
617311686290
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Publisher number
FA 0062
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1107880733
  • (OCoLC)1107880733
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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