(1925). A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife. Echo the ventriloquist assumes the role of a kindly old grandmother who runs a bird shop. Earn 125 points on every ticket you buy. Watch The Unholy Three movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on TVGuide.com. David Ezell , I had an afternoon free so I decided to watch the two versions of this Lon Chaney classic back to back, beginning with this one -- Tod Browning's silent original. Cast Crew Ben Cross as Father Michael Ned Beatty as Lieutenant Stern William Russ as Luke Jill Carroll as Millie Hal Holbrook as Archbishop Mosely Trevor Howard as Father Silva Claudia Robinson as Teresa Nicole Fortier as Demon Peter Frechette as Claude Earleen Carey as Lucile Lari White as Housekeeper It was such a hit that it was remade as a talkie in 1930, with Lon Chaney once again in the lead role. A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. The remake talkie from 1930 is very similar, and they both have their merits. The Unholy Three (1930) When it comes to partners in crime on the screen, you won't find a weirder trio than The Unholy Three (1930). The Unholy Regalia are three powerful magical artifacts that were once lost to history. A romantic rivalry among members of a secret society becomes even tenser when one of the men is assigned to carry out an assassination. I wouldn't be surprised, though, if most fans prefer the silent film simply because it was directed by Tod Browning. Soon an incredible crime wave is launched from their little store. It was based of a book of the same name by Tod Robbins and starred Lon Chaney in the leading role. Professor Echo, the ventriloquist, aka Mrs. 'Granny' O'Grady, Ten Tod Browning Films Airing on Turner Classics January 25th, Day of the Dead List: Top 10 Most Piercingly Horrific Movie Screams, David Ezell . 65. We know life happens, so if something comes up, you can return or exchange your tickets up until the posted showtime. Cast: Lon Chaney (Echo), Lila Lee (Rosie), Harry Earles (Midget), Elliott Nugent (Hector), Ivan Linow (Hercules), John Milan, Crauford Kent. A young man who has lost his memory, escapes from prison with three other convicts. Was this review helpful to you? Cast. Chaney dresses as an old woman and Earles plays a baby to perfect their scheme. Written by Search for "The Unholy Three" on Amazon.com, Title: A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks. 8 of 12 people found this review helpful. Add the first question. HoopTober6.0 - Movie#18. Directed by Tod Browning. Looking for movie tickets? The strength of Browning's silent version was that in many ways it felt much more stylish and better crafted, possibly with better production values... but I found I preferred Lila Lee as Rosie O'Grady (from the sound version) to the silent actress here, Mae Busch. Directed by Enzo Barboni. There are pros and cons to both movies for me. Three sideshow performers form a conspiracy known as The Unholy Three - a ventriloquist, midget, and strongman working together to commit a series of robberies. The Unholy Three(released Aug/25)stars,among others,Lon Chaney,Mae Busch,Matt Moore,Victor McLaglen,and Harry Earles.This is a remarkable film with a coterie of actors that really gelled on the screen,all in the hands of legendary director Todd Browning.It's a real potboiler and it keeps you on the edge of your seat until the last frame. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios - 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA. The Unholy Three is a silent film released in 1925. LEARN MORE. A side-show ventriloquist (Lon Chaney) forms an underground trio with a strongman and a midget. This FAQ is empty. Many of the 13 seance ... See full summary ». A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him. ***1/2 out of ****. With Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen. A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals. Take a look back at these Hollywood icons in their early days to see how far they've come in their careers—and how little they've visibly aged. The Unholy Three. Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for The Unholy Three (1925) - Tod Browning on AllMovie - Although Lon Chaney and director Tod Browning had… The rest of the cast is quickly introduced: Hercules (Victor McLaglen) is the strongman of the sideshow, impressive physically but weak-willed and easily manipulated. Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller. The Unholy Three Two thieves, the Blackbird and West End Bertie, fall in love with the same girl, a French nightclub performer named Fifi. BUY TICKETS, Get 2x the points pay with World Elite Mastercard®. Directed by: Tod Browning. Find The Unholy Three (1925) by Lon Chaney at Amazon.com Movies & TV, home of thousands of titles on DVD and Blu-ray. A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs. 366 talking about this. Hopefully, the release of The Unholy Three is a sign that the studio will release the remaining films of the strangest collaboration between director and actor in cinema history. Three sideshow performers leave their lives of captivity and become "The Unholy Three." Tweedledee, the "twenty inch man," becomes her grandbaby, and Hercules is their assistant. A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost. View production, box office, & company info. Echo the ventriloquist assumes the role of a kindly old grandmother who runs a bird shop. Soon an incredible crime wave is launched from their little store. Cast and crew credits for The Unholy Three, 1925, directed by Tod Browning, with Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, at Turner Classic Movies Among the new Lon Chaney DVD releases is the 1930 sound remake of The Unholy Three with Jack Conway directing Chaney and a mostly different cast. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks. Rack up 500 points and you'll score a $5 reward for more movies. Use the HTML below. It was based on the novel Stranger at Home, which was credited to film actor George Sanders but was actually ghostwritten by Leigh Brackett.It was directed by Terence Fisher and stars American actress Paulette Goddard. "Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. Tweedledee, the "twenty inch man," becomes her grandbaby, and Hercules is their assistant. Sign up for a FANALERT® to find out when tickets are available in your area. Crime, Certificate: Passed Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Two amoral bounty hunters hired by Sheriff Wydell to track down The Devil's Rejects.. Rondo is a Mexican man and the more business savvy of the two, he describes Wydell's situation with the Rejects as cockroaches in a house and they are the exterminators.. Unholy Two advised him to kill them when he gets the chance or else he'll lose his chance and end up getting killed instead. 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