Only two women knew the secret behind Lon Chaney, the fabulous man of a thousand faces! James Cagney gives an unforgettable performance as Lon Chaney in this engrossing true story that follows the life and loves of one of the most iconic and mysterious stars in Hollywood history! Known as the 'Man of a Thousand Faces', silent film star Lon Chaney captured the imaginations and hearts of the world through his incredibly expressive and transformative roles, such as Quasimodo in 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' and the 'Phantom' from the original 'Phantom Of The Opera'. Behind the scenes, however, this long-suffering talented genius's life was filled with trials and tribulations that helped shape some of his groundbreaking performances. Story and Screenplay in 1958, 'Man of a Thousand Faces' captures the dramatic private life of a humble vaudeville clown who rose to become one of the biggest stars the world has ever seen!