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May 14, 2014

Snapshot: Charles Laughton becomes a stage gangster

From a British Pathé 1930 newsreel, Charles Laughton explains how he makes himself up to appear on stage in Edgar Wallace's On the Spot, in which he played a character based on Al Capone:

(This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday and Wednesday.)

Posted May 14, 2014 10:00 AM

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