|THE MAN WHO LAUGHS|
May 3, 2002 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
(American, 1928, 110 minutes, b&w, 16mm)
A Scottish nobleman who has rebelled against King James II in 17th-century Britain is executed. His young son is tortured and permanently disfigured with the corners of his mouth carved into a fixed grin. The film is based on the novel L'Homme qui rit (1869), by Victor Hugo.