About the film
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He Who Gets Slapped
Release Date: December 22, 1924
|Genres||:||Drama, Romance, Thriller|
|Producers||:||Irving Thalberg, Victor Sjöström|
|Writers||:||Victor Sjöström, Carey Wilson, Leonid Andreyev|
Story of an inventor who, suffering betrayal in life, makes a career of it by becoming a clown whose act consists of getting slapped by all the other clowns. He falls in love with another circus performer, and those who betrayed him enter his life yet again.