The Man who laughs

Directed by: Paul Leni, USA, 1928

USA, 1928
Plakatmotiv The Man who laughs, © Universal Pictures


Cast and Credits

Production Universal Pictures
Producer Paul Kohner
Director Paul Leni
Scenario J. Grubb Alexander
Based on Victor Hugo [Novel]
Composer Walter Hirsch
Editor Edward L. Cahn
Art Director Joseph C. Wright
Make-Up Jack Pierce
Cast Mary Philbin [Dea]
Conrad Veidt [Gwynplaine]
Olga Baclanova [Herzogin Josiana]
Brandon Hurst [Barkilphedro]
Cesare Gravina [Ursus]
Stuart Holmes [Lord Dirry-Moir]
Sam de Grasse [King James II.]
George Siegmann [Dr. Hardquanonne]
Josephine Crowell [Kingin Anne]
Karl Huszar-Puffy [Guestwirt]
Julius Molnar jr. [Gwynplaine as a child]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 116 minutes
Sound System: silent

Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist
Szenenphoto aus The Man who laughs, © Universal Pictures

Reviews in German: "Dies ist einer der besten amerikanischen Filme am Ende der Stummfilmära. Die Virtuosität der Kamera, die überzeugenden Schauspieler und die eindrucksvollen Bauten, machen Lenis Stil aus." (Jacques Lourcelles)

General Information

The Man who laughs is a motion picture produced in the year 1928 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Paul Leni, with Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Olga Baclanova, Brandon Hurst, Cesare Gravina, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

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