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The Great Gabbo


After the disastrous failure of [[Feature~V39813~Queen Kelly~queenkelly]], the great silent film director [[Performer~P118401~Eric Von Stroheim~erichvonstroheim]] began to parcel himself out as an actor-for-hire, his directing career in tatters. His first post-[[Feature~V39813~Queen Kelly~queenkelly]] acting job was in this early sound film curio, with Von Stroheim playing The Great Gabbo, a ventriloquist who is gradually going insane, transferring his subliminal urges to his dummy, Otto. Gabbo's lovely...more