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Lon Chaney

Actor (1-Apr-1883 — 26-Aug-1930)


Robert Gordon Anderson. Faces, Forms, Films: The Artistry of Lon Chaney. A. S. Barnes. 1971. 216pp.

Michael F. Blake. The Films of Lon Chaney. Vestal Press. 1998. 376pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.249)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.133)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.288)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.190)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.102)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.86)

  11. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.56)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.107)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.76)

  14. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.148-50)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.126)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.100)

  17. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.155)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.46)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.282)

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