West of Zanzibar (1928)

Advertising herald for Lon Chaney in WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1928)

A Story of Love and Revenge in African Jungles!

The Man of a Thousand Faces adds another thrilling achievement to his long list of screen triumphs.  As "Dead Legs," the crippled charlatan who drifts to Africa and becomas ruler of a kingdom of cutthroats and scum of the earth, Chaney will lead you through such a succession of romantic and dramatic thrills as even he has never revealed!

Advertising herald for Lon Chaney in WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1928), showing at the Wigwam Theater

4 Dramatic Days Starting SUNDAY April 14th
Added Attractions -- A Two Part CHARLIE CHASE Comedy "IS EVERYBODY HAPPY"
A Pathe Scenic Review AND The greatest World events In PATHE NEWS
Special Music by Baby Vitaphone

Lionel Barrymore and Lon Chaney in WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1928)

Lionel Barrymore and Lon Chaney

with Lon Chaney and Lionel Barrymore. Directed by Tod Browning. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

More Information on this film...



Dark Carnival: The Secret World of Tod Browning, by David J. Skal and Elias Savada, pp. 122-124, 166-167, 201.

A Thousand Faces: Lon Chaney's Unique Artistry in Motion Pictures, by Michael F. Blake, pp. 199, 250-260.

The Films of Lon Chaney, by Michael F. Blake pp. 179-182.

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