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He Who Gets Slapped

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Lon Chaney Lon Chaney
Paul Beaumont / HE
Norma Shearer Norma Shearer
Consuelo
John Gilbert John Gilbert
Bezano
Marc McDermott Marc McDermott
Baron Regnard
Ford Sterling Ford Sterling
Tricaud
Tully Marshall Tully Marshall
Count Mancini
Pierre Watkin Pierre Watkin
Spectator in Audience at HE's Final Performance
Bartine Burkett Bartine Burkett
Bareback Rider


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After Baron Regnard (Marc MacDermott) steals both his greatest invention and his wife, scientist Paul Beaumont (Lon Chaney) loses all self-regard and joins a circus sideshow to become the most famous clown in France, known as "He Who Gets Slapped" by other clowns. When Paul falls in love with bareback rider Consuelo (Norma Shearer), she and her partner, Brazo (John Gilbert), mock him. He is heartbroken, but determined to shield Consuelo when Regnard shows sudden romantic interest in her.
Release date: 22 December 1924
Tags: Circus (4), Drama (3), Thriller (3), 1920s (3), Silent (3), Clown (3), 1924 (3), Usa (2), Lion (2), Humiliation (2), Laughter (2), Slap (2), Love In Vain (1), MGM Studios (1)
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