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The Man Who Laughs

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Paul Leni Run Time: 110 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 1928

Starring: Brandon Hurst, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar, Mary Philbin, Olga Baclanova

Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine’s father’s treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.