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Biography (print)

Michael F. Blake. The Films of Lon Chaney. Vestal Press Ltd., 1998.

Forrest J. Ackerman. Lon of 1000 Faces. 1984.

Robert C. Anderson. Faces, Forms, Films--The Artistry of Lon Chaney. 1971.

Michael F. Blake. Lon Chaney: The Man Behind the Thousand Faces. Vestal Press Ltd., 1993.

Biographical movies
Lon Chaney: Behind the Mask (1996)

Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000) (TV)

Classic Images (USA)May 2000, Iss. 299, pg. 75-77, by: Michael F. Blake, "A Not-So-Distant Thunder; Long Considered Lost, Lon Chaney's Last Silent Film ['Thunder (1929)'] Has Been Partially Rediscovered"
The Hollywood Reporter (USA)16 September 1996, pg. 4, 42, by: Bob Rusk, "AFI finds silents are golden; Two films, one starring Lon Chaney, were thought to be lost ['When Bearcat Went Dry' and 'The Life and Death of King Richard III']"
Classic Images (USA)September 1995, Iss. 243, pg. 44-45, by: George Katchmer, "Remembering the Great Silents"
Film Comment (USA)May 1995, Vol. 31, Iss. 3, pg. 62-67+69, by: Michael Dempsey, "Lon Chaney: A Thousand and One Faces"
Classic Images (USA)March 1994, Iss. 225, pg. 34-36, by: Gary Weinraub, "The Man of a Hundred Voices; Chaney's First Talkie ['The Unholy Three']"
Classic Images (USA)February 1994, Iss. 224, pg. 11:1, by: Michael F. Blake, "Quincy Adams Sawyer--Found!"
Fangoria (USA)August 1993, Iss. 125, pg. 14-18,+73, by: Michael F. Blake, "Lon Chaney's Macabre Makeups"
Classic Images (USA)April 1993, Iss. 214, pg. C14, 16, 20, by: Michael F. Blake, "Sincerely, Lon Chaney"
Phantasma (USA)1988, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, pg. 12-17, by: Arthur Lennig, "Masters of the Macabre: Lon Chaney . Tod Browning"
Monster World (USA)May 1975, Vol. 1, Iss. 2, pg. 56 - 63, by: Jeff Wais, "The Story of the Man of a Thousand Face"
Classic Film Collector (USA)1975, Iss. 49, Winter, pg. 24-26, by: Dan Thomas, "The Life Story of Lon Chaney"
Famous Monsters of Filmland (USA)March 1965, Iss. 32, pg. 44 - 50, by: Clarence Bull, "Face 1001"
Horror Monsters (USA)1963, Vol. 2, Iss. 7, pg. 32-34, by: staff, "A Show Business Legend: The 1000 Faces of Lon Chaney Sr."
Films in Review (USA)October 1962, by: Rudy Behlmer, "Chaney's Phantom"
Silver Screen (USA)November 1930, pg. 51, by: R.W., "In Memoriam Lon Chaney April 1, 1883 - August 26, 1930"
Variety (USA)27 August 1930, pg. 2:1, "Lon Chaney"
New York Times (USA)27 August 1930, pg. 25:1, "Lon Chaney Dies After Brave Fight; On Road to Recovery, Screen Actor Is Stricken by Hemorrhage of the Throat; Was a Master of Make-Up; Son of Deaf and Dumb Parents, He Began Career as Property Boy--Excelled in Vivid Personations"
The London Times (UK)27 August 1930, pg. 9:5, "Lon Chaney"
Motion Picture Classic (USA)March 1929, pg. 43, 70, by: Herbert Cruikshank, "There's Always Carpet-Laying; In Case the Powers Insist on Lon Chaney's Doing Talkings, Because He Won't"
Motion Picture Classic (USA)May 1928, pg. 23, 92-93, by: Joseph Henry Steele, "It Might Be Pagliacci; The Man of a Thousand Faces"
Moving Picture World (USA)31 December 1927, pg. 25, "Chaney Pays"
Moving Picture World (USA)23 July 1927, pg. 252, "They Are Real!"
Moving Picture World (USA)4 December 1926, pg. 337, 341, "Lon Chaney"
Moving Picture World (USA)4 December 1926, pg. 339, ill, "Lon Chaney"
Paris and Hollywood (USA)October 1926, pg. 95-96, by: Paul Paige, "Close-Ups and Fade-Outs [quit musical comedy]"
Moving Picture World (USA)25 September 1926, pg. 236, "Lon Chaney"
Paris and Hollywood (USA)September 1926, pg. 49, by: Joseph Jackson, "Things I Have Seen"
Moving Picture World (USA)5 June 1926, pg. 2, "Chaney's Son Weds (m. Dorothy Hinckley)"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 January 1926, pg. 448, "Chaney to Remain with M-G-M; Big Films Planned"
Movie Magazine (USA)November 1925, pg. 55-56, 74-76, by: Lon Chaney, "My Own Story (Part II)"
Movie Magazine (USA)October 1925, pg. 55-57, 86, by: Lon Chaney, "My Own Story (Part I)"
Moving Picture World (USA)7 March 1925, pg. 73, "Lon Chaney Signs Contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer"
Moving Picture World (USA)6 December 1924, pg. 502, "Believes Chaplin Is Greatest Film Actor"
Moving Picture World (USA)8 September 1923, pg. 131, "Chaney Comes to New York for Premiere of 'The Hunchback'"
Moving Picture World (USA)25 November 1922, pg. 342, "Lon Chaney Proves the Incomparable"
Moving Picture World (USA)2 September 1922, pg. 48, "Lon Chaney Engaged"
Classic (USA)September 1922, pg. 47, 97, by: Maude Cheatham, "The Darkest Hour, III"
Moving Picture World (USA)21 January 1922, pg. 292, "Lon Chaney Is Reported Signed"
Moving Picture World (USA)17 September 1921, pg. 279, "Lon Chaney Has Been Raised to Stardom; Will Play Chief Role in 'Wolf Breed'"
Moving Picture World (USA)17 September 1921, pg. 293, "Only One for Chaney"
Moving Picture World (USA)19 March 1921, pg. 289, "Lon Chaney and Leatrice Joy Signed for Leads in New Goldwyn Production"

Magazine cover photo
Famous Monsters of Filmland (USA)May 1965, Iss. 33
Horror Monsters (USA)1963, Vol. 2, Iss. 7
Famous Monsters of Filmland (USA)March 1962, Vol. 4, Iss. (1) 16
Horror Monsters (USA)1961, Vol. 1, Iss. 1
Famous Monsters of Filmland (USA)January 1959, Iss. 3

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