|Title||:||The Man Who Laughs|
Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.
Victor Hugo (novel), J. Grubb Alexander (adaptation), J. Grubb Alexander (continuity), Walter Anthony (titles)