About the film
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The Man Who Laughs
Release Date: April 27, 1928
|Genres||:||Drama, Horror, Mystery|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Writers||:||Victor Hugo, Charles E. Whittaker, J. Grubb Alexander, Walter Anthony, Marion Ward, May McLean|
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.