UW Cinematheque - Silents Please!
Laugh, Clown, Laugh | USA | 1928 | 35mm | 73 min. Director: Herbert Brenon
Saturday, October 20, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
ast: Lon Chaney, Loretta Young, Bernard Siegel Chaney, the Man of a Thousand Faces, plays Tito, a crying-on-the-inside circus clown heading for more heartbreak after he becomes smitten with the fetching Simonetta (Young). This reworking of the classic story of Pagliacci offers a great showcase for the two leads and talented director Brenon (Peter Pan). Live piano by David Drazin. Print courtesy George Eastman Museum. Preceded by Acrobatty Bunny (1946, 6 min.)