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 Lon Chaney, Jr. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was born Creighton Tull Chaney, began acting under that name, and was first credited as "Lon Chaney, Jr." only in 1935, as a studio marketing ploy by a small production outfit.
(February 10, 1906- July 12, 1973) was an American character actor, well-known mainly for his roles in monster movies and as the son of his better-known father, Lon Chaney.
Chaney was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and died in San Clemente, California.
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 Lon Chaney Jr.
Lon is electrocuted again when he collides with the power lines at a construction site while trying to make a getaway in a stolen crane.
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 Lon Chaney Jr: A History of Horror
Apart from Lennie this was to be the role that Chaney Jr.
Chaney worked more frequently in the second half of the decade when a new cycle of horror films began (a whole new generation had discovered Dracula, Frankenstein and friends when the old films were shown on late-night television).
Chaney didn't consider the film to be an accurate account of his father's life and career but he was pleased with Cagney's portrayal of Chaney Sr.
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 Lon Chaney, Jr.: The Way He Walked....
Lon Chaney's portrayal of Larry Talbot and the Wolf Man helped to draw me into horror, starting the fire that burns so bright today.
My first and strongest impression of Lon was not unlike many others....in Universal's "The Wolf Man." But where others would call it a good movies, I saw a masterpiece and an actor who firmly touched my heart.
It was these personal demons that haunted Lon throughout his life, keeping him one step away from grabbing the golden ring of super stardom.
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 LON CHANEY, JR.
Lon has the lead role and is billed as Creighton Chaney in this early Monogram underwater adventure.
Lon also was in the 1948 remake as the villain.
This may only be a typical, 1950s "B" western, but it has an extremely colorful cast with Chaney in a great role as a crippled villain with a twisted thirst for vengeance.
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 ClassicSciFi.Com - Lon Chaney Jr.
Lon Chaney, Jr., is the only person to have played all four of the classic movie monsters: "Wolf Man, The (1941)" (Larry Talbot/Wolf Man) "Ghost of Frankenstein, The (1942)" (The Frankenstein Monster) "Mummy's Tomb, The (1942)" (Kharis, the mummy) "Son of Dracula (1943)" (Count Anthony Alucard, Dracula's son)
American character actor whose career was influenced (and often overshadowed) by that of his father, silent film star 'Lon Chaney'.
The younger Chaney was born while his parents were on a theatrical tour, and he joined them onstage for the first time at the age of six months.
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 Internet Archive: Details: Indestructible Man
Lon Chaney Jr is "The Butcher"- the big guy that takes the fall, rides ol' sparky to the other side, and has his still toasty body highjacked to the reanimation research kitchens of a megalomaniac doctor where he is brought back to "life".
It was nice to see Lon Chaney work his magic.
poor Lon looks like he just got finnished with a few quarts of gin when he filmed this little gem.
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 Of Mice and Men
Lon Chaney Jr., rightfully, is the chief reason we remember this movie.
The cast's weak links are Betty Field--hopelessly overplaying her bored sex kitten--and Lon Chaney as Lenny, though both are very good in the pivotal scene that sets off the action of the film's finale.
If Chaney steals most of the scenes he's in, Meredith is the reliable engine, grounded in humanity, that draws us in.
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 Lon Chaney, Jr.: Horror Film Star, 1906-1973 : Book
It is overladen with long-winded synopses of Chaney Jr.´s films, while the actor´s early life, growing up with his father, his mother´s attempted suicide and subsequently being lead to believe she was dead are hardly dealt with.
Though he was haunted by the shadow of his legendary father and devastated by alcoholism, Lon Chaney, Jr., carved out a very successful film career as Universal’s leading horror star in the 1940s, and later as a leading character actor in Westerns, dramas, and on television.
However, if you are like me (and probably most people who would be interested in reading a book about Lon Chaney Jr.), you already know about his film career and most of the books content is going to be stuff you already know.
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 Lon Chaney, Jr. Bio
Lon Chaney Jr was born Creighton Tull Chaney in Oklahoma City on February 10, 1906.
"Lon Chaney Jr was under contract and as far as the public was concerned, there were no other actors who could be the Wolf Man," explained Universal producer Paul Malvern.
The son of silent screen star Lon Chaney Sr and his alcoholic wife Cleva, his birth was premature and he would have died had the doctor not submerged him in the cold water of the nearby Belle Isle Lake to shock life into him.
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney, the silent star known as the "Man of a Thousand Faces," bound his legs behind his body to play a legless man and wore heavy weights to play Quasimodo.
Lon Chaney was the first actor to portray the phantom in 1925.
A decade later the Phantom was to make his real mark on cinema audiences, with a Hollywood version starring Lon Chaney.
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 Honorary Academy Awards Nomination : lon chaney jr.
Lon Chaney Jr was a great actor his one and only WolfMan role made him what he is today.So i ask you to please give him this award he needs it so that it can show how much his fans love him.
Lon Chaney (Jr.)overcame the career handicap of being compared to the greatness of his father by creating characters of singular cinematic importance.
Lon Chaney should have this award he was a great actor and he deserves to have this award handed to his family.
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 Lon Chaney Jr Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Lon Chaney Jr, Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Maria Ouspenskaya.
Starring Lon Chaney Jr, John Carradine, Martha O'Driscoll, Lionel Atwill, Onslow Stevens, Ludwig Stossel, Glenn Strange, Skelton Knaggs, Joe Bernard, Jane(2) Adams.
Lon Chaney Jr National Cable TV Schedule for
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 Chaney Jr
An actor whose career was overshadowed by his father, Lon Chaney, Jr.
This book is the only biography of the actor available in the North Carolina system, although there is a biography of Lon Chaney, Jr.
Smith, Don G. Lon Chaney, Jr.: Horror Film Star, 1906-1973.
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 CULT FILM SITE: More Horror Films
Chaney co-stars with Robert Clarke, Anthony Dexter and Alfonso Bedoya (the 'stinking badges' bandit from 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre').
Lon falls for the man's daughter and goes straight - causing the femme fatale to swear her revenge on all parties concerned.
Chaney plays a crippled jungle lord who makes it his twisted life's work to turn the daughter of an enemy into a prostitute.
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 Lon Chaney Jr.
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953) (as Lon Chaney)....
Raiders of the Seven Seas (1953) (as Lon Chaney)....
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) (as Lon Chaney)....
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 VH1.com : Movies : Movie : Calling Dr. Death : Plot
In this first of Universal's "Inner Sanctum" mysteries, Lon Chaney Jr.
Chaney himself is half-convinced that he is guilty, and in conducting his own investigation learns the truth.
Carroll Naish is certain that Chaney is the murderer, and tries to browbeat the suspect into a confession.
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 Lon Chaney Jr. at Brian's Drive-In Theater
Fourteen first-season episodes--including "All the Time in the World," "Flight Overdue," "Ice from Space" (with Paul Newman), "Frankenstein" (guest starring Lon Chaney, Jr.), and "The Little Black Bag"--are featured in a two-disc set.
Although Chaney appeared in more than 60 films between 1932 and 1939, his career lacked direction until he was cast as Lennie Small in the 1939 film Of Mice and Men, in which he delivered the strongest performance of his career.
Chaney left Universal to freelance and did quite well, working in numerous films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, often of a low-budget nature.
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HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN- Boris Karloff& Lon Chaney Jr
THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN Bela Lugosi& Lon Chaney Jr
Lon Chaney Jr THE LAST FRONTIER (1932 cliffhanger)
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 Lon Chaney, Jr. Of "The Wolf Man" - Celebrities A-C Quiz
* Lon Chaney, Jr.'s famous father, Lon Chaney, encouraged his son to become an actor.
* What traumatic event happened when Lon Chaney, Jr.
Please do not confuse him with his father Lon Chaney, the Phantom of 1925's "Phantom of the Opera".
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 Chaney, Lon, Jr (Creighton)
He was the son of the actor Lon Chaney.
Helicon Publishing is a division of Research Machines plc.
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 THE FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13 - LA For Lon Chaney, Jr. lyric
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 Gary Westfahl's Bio-Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Film: Lon Chaney, Jr.
Acted in as Lon Chaney, Jr.: The Undersea Kingdom (serial) (B. Reeves Eason and Joseph Kane 1936); Ace Drummond (serial) (Ford BEEBE 1936); One Million B.C. (Hal Roach and Hal Roach, Jr.
Blinded by their catholic fondness for the genre, these authors regularly offer effusive praise for all the prominent actors who ever labored in its films; yet words of appreciation for genuine talents like Karloff or Peter LORRE become meaningless when exactly the same compliments are bestowed on the likes of Lon Chaney, Jr.
Because it is impossible to fabricate any arguments regarding his importance to science fiction films, Chaney must rather serve as the occasion for a critique of the literature surrounding horror movies.
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 Lon Chaney Jr. Pics - Lon Chaney Jr. News - Lon Chaney Jr. Information
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Credited as Creighton Chaney early in his career and was occassionally credited as Lon Chaney for some of his movies.
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 DigiGuide : Creighton (Lon) Chaney Jr.
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 The Wolf Man (Lon Chaney, Jr.)
Lon Chaney, Jr. likeness, Chaney Enterprises, Inc. The Wolf Man is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios.
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 Buy.com - Indestructible Man : Video : Lon Chaney, Jr. : Jack Pollexfen : Rhino
"Butcher" Benton (Lon Chaney Jr.) is executed in the electric chair, but a scientist's experiments revive him as an unstoppable killer, impervious to bullets or other weapons.
There are a thousand stories in the land of Narnia and the first is comes to life in theaters this winter.
After reanimation he exhibits superhuman strength and wreaks havoc in his quest for revenge.
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The Svehlas of Midnight Marquee, Gary and Susan, have hit upon a unique way of publishing "biographies" in their actors series: by having a several experts on the person profiled contribute essays on various aspects of his career.
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 The Wolfman toys action figures Universal Studios Lon Chaney Jr. and more Page 1 - Cryptoys.com
The Wolfman toys action figures Universal Studios Lon Chaney Jr.
Made by Sideshow Toy with an amazing likeness to Lon Chaney Jr.
The original Wolfman 12" figure featuring Lon Chaney Jr.
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 Lon Chaney Jr.
It is interesting to observe the evolution of Lon Chaney Jr's movie career.
He started of taking small, insignificant roles that he was probably given because of who his father was.
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