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West of Zanzibar


In this lurid [[Performer~P83287~Tod Browning~todbrowning]] melodrama, boasting a thoroughly creepy performance by [[Performer~P12216~Lon Chaney~lonchaney]], Chaney plays Phroso, a limehouse magician who is thoroughly in love with his wife Anna ([[Performer~P505881~Jacquelin Gadsdon~jacquelinegadsdon]]). Also in love with Phroso's wife is ivory-trader Crane ([[Performer~P4295~Lionel Barrymore~lionelbarrymore]]). After a performance, Anna tells Phroso that she is leaving him to go away with Crane to...more