The turbulent life and professional career of vaudeville actor and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney (1883-1930), the man of a thousand faces; bearer of many personal misfortunes that even his great success could not mitigate.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Universal International Pictures
- Keyword: movie business, husband wife relationship, deaf-mute, pregnancy, biography, historical figure, makeup, ex-husband ex-wife relationship, clown makeup, 1920s, vaudeville actor, 1910s, 1930s, portrait of an artist, hollywood history, father son relationship, silent cinema, movie making, special effects makeup
- Cast: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau, Jim Backus, Robert Evans