The Penalty (1920)

Director
Wallace Worsley

Main cast
Charles Clary; Doris Pawn; Claire Adams; Lon Chaney; Jim Mason

Genres
Crime, Drama, Horror

Description
Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were perhaps needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a vicious criminal, and eventually mob leader of the San Francisco underworld. Out for revenge against the surgeon who performed his operation, he undergoes brain surgery which has a chance of altering his anti-social behavior.


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