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August 27, 1930

THE WORLD, New York, August 27, 1930 

* Death of actor Lon Chaney 
* "Man of a Thousand Faces"

The front page has a one column head noting; "Lon Chaney Dies; Wife At Bedside" with related subheads (see). The report carries over to page 5 where there is a photo of him.

Wikipedia notes: "Lon Chaney, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Faces," was an American actor during the age of silent films. He was one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema. He is best remembered for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with film makeup."

Complete in 24 pages, light browning, some minor edge tears, mostly nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century