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Lon Chaney – “Shadows” – 1922 Silent Film

SHADOWS

In this powerful story of racial prejudice, Chaney plays an aging Chinese man who converts to Christianity to prevent a friend from being blackmailed.

Directed by Tom Forman

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte

Music: Kevin MacLeod

Adapted from the Famous Prize Story “Ching Ching Chinaman” by

Wilbur Daniel Steele

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Comedy Film Music Silent Film

“Slippery Jim” – A silent film from 1910 inspired by the escape acts of Harry Houdini

Ferdinand Zecca reportedly came up with the idea for Slippery Jim after reading about the escape acts of Harry Houdini.

Original score by Ben Model.