LON CHANEY, JR.
edited by Gary J. Svehla
and Susan Svehla
6x9 paperback, 320 pages, $25
The Midnight Actors Series delves into pivotal films made throughout Lon Chaney's career (not only the mainstream Universal and horror classics, but his stunning performance in Of Mice and Men, his B Western career, his low-budget horror/exploitation movie career, his prestigious character performances in A productions, his television work, etc.), by having different authors offer distinct reflections and individual insights, and by including several firsthand interviews from people who worked with Chaney, Jr., we hope to offer the most complete and balanced portrait yet seen of Lon Chaney, Jr., working actor.
mini-filmography: The Wolf Man, The Mummy's Ghost, Man Made Monster, Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Weird Woman