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Mockery [DVD] [1927]

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Release Date:10/26/2010
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    Mockery
    One of the rare American films directed by Danish auteur Benjamin Christensen, Mockery stars Lon Chaney Sr. as a half-witted Russian peasant. On the verge of starvation, Chaney is hired to guide a beautiful countess (Barbara Bedford) through the treacherous Siberian wastes. Once he arrives at the countess' home territory, Chaney is swept up by the Bolshevik movement. He comes to despise the aristocracy in general and the countess in particular, but the young woman's kindness towards him weakens his revolutionary resolve. Long thought lost, Mockery was rediscovered and preserved in the mid-1970s; the film was based on a story by Stig Esbern. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Lon Chaney
      Lon Chaney - Sergei
    • Ricardo Cortez
      Ricardo Cortez - Dimitri
    • Barbara Bedford
      Barbara Bedford - Tatiana
    • Mack Swain
      Mack Swain - Mr. Gaidaroff
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      Emily Fitzroy - Mrs. Gaidaroff



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