Silent movie people caused mischief and mayhem in their films, it’s what made them so entertaining. Here are some stars who went the extra mile.
What makes Stan Laurel’s Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde so hilarious is that his “evil” antics are so deliciously petty. Here, he traps an unsuspecting victim with a finger puzzle, the fiend!
Jacki Coogan is teasing a lion in Peck’s Bad Boy, which is not exactly a clever move, all things considered.
Ramon Novarro is a bit more sinister in The Prisoner of Zenda, his breakout role.
Hedda Hopper plays antagonist to House Peters in Raffles, one of many versions of the cricketer-turned-burglar.
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