Film Freaks And Faces! 1932

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"The big film districts are full of queer folk whose faces (or figures) are their fortunes." Panning shot of a line of freakish people including a midget, a fat boy, an old woman, a man with a large beard, an obese woman and a man who looks like Abraham Lincoln.

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
17537
Sort Number:
EP 250
Time in/Out:
01:17:08:00 / 01:19:18:00
Canister:
EP 250
Film ID:
970.08
Issue Date:
08/12/1932

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  • "They move off to reveal the midget" - this is Angelo Rossitto, who became one of Hollywood's most successful dwarf actors. Amongst his credits are Tod Browning's "Freaks" and, in 1985, "Mad Max 3", with Mel Gibson.

    jamied 10th Jul 2012

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