The Trap (1922 film)
|Directed by||Robert Thornby|
|Written by||Lon Chaney (story)|
Lucien Hubbard (story)
George C. Hull (writer)
Irving Thalberg (story)
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The Trap is a 1922 American silent film directed by Robert Thornby and starring Lon Chaney. It was released by Universal Pictures. The film was released in the United Kingdom under the title Heart of a Wolf.
The film stars Chaney as the leading character, Alan Hale as his rival, and Irene Rich as the female lead. Chaney had also appeared in an unrelated film of the same name in 1913. The film also features in a minor role Chaney's son Creighton in his film debut.
The film features an angry miner who sets out for revenge on a man who stole his mine.
- Lon Chaney as Gaspard the Good
- Alan Hale as Benson
- Dagmar Godowsky as Thalie
- Stanley Goethals as The Boy
- Irene Rich as The Teacher
- Spottiswoode Aitken as The Factor
- Herbert Standing as The Priest
- Frank Campeau as The Police Sergeant
The Trap was filmed in Yosemite National Park in California.
Several prints of the film exist and it is available on DVD.
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Trap at silentera.com
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