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  Lon Chaney.
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A Blind Bargain
Also known as [The Octave of Claudius]
(1922) American
[?] Color?/B&W : Five reels / 4473 feet
Directed by Wallace Worsley

Cast: Lon Chaney [Doctor Arthur Lamb / The Ape Man], Raymond McKee [Robert Sandell], Virginia True Boardman [Mrs. Sandell], Aggie Herring [Bessie], Jacqueline Logan [Angela Marshall], Virginia Madison [Angela’s mother], Fontaine La Rue [Mrs. Lamb]

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Samuel Goldwyn. Scenario by J.G. Hawks, from the novel The Octave of Claudius by Barry Bain. Cinematography by Norbert Brodine. / © 21 November 1922 by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation [LP18423]. Premiered 3 December 1922 in New York, New York. Released 10 December 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. [?] Prizmacolor color process? / [?] A portion of the film was either hand-colored in the Handschiegl process or shot in the Prizmacolor color process?

Drama: Mystery.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Dual roles - Hunchbacks

Listing updated: 16 October 2011.

References: Baer-Film p. 28; Manchel-Terrors p. 46; Marrero-Vintage pp. 6, 20; Sherwood-Best pp. 156-157; Weaver-Twenty p. 77 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Tom Mayer and Jack Theakston.

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