Where East Is East
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Where East Is East
Star Lon Chaney Sr. and director Tod Browning bade adieu to the silent-movie era with 1929's Where East is East. His face covered with hideous scars (convincingly applied with nonflexible collodion), Chaney is cast as weather-beaten animal trapper Tiger Haynes, at present living and working in Indochina. Haynes' loving relationship with his nubile half-caste daughter Toyo (Lupe Velez) is threatened by the return of Toyo's scheming mother, Madame Da Sylva (Estelle Taylor). Still harboring a grudge against Tiger, the Madame decides to get even by stealing Toyo's sweetheart Bobby… More

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"Tiger (Lon Chaney) and Toyo (Lupe Velez) have an eyebrow-raising relationship: Lots of kissy face, tickling, lap-sitting and threats of spanking occur when this father and daughter are together."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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