The Unknown

by Tod Browning 1h3min United States 1927
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Film details

The Unknown
by Tod Browning

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Status of the VoD copy

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[ MP4 SD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Lon Chaney : Alonzo
  • Norman Kerry : Malabar
  • Joan Crawford : Nanon
  • And with: Nick De Ruiz, John George, Frank Lanning


  • Director Tod Browning
  • Scenario Tod Browning, Waldemar Young, Joseph Farnham
  • Original work author Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Photo director Merritt B. Gerstad
  • Set Design Richard Day, Cedric Gibbons
  • Costume Design Lucia Coulter
  • Editing Harry Reynolds, Errol Taggart
  • Production Compagny Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1927
  • Release date for France06/04/1927
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageSilent
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