In an early starring film that showcased his fascination with strange roles (and the physical hardships that went into them), Lon Chaney strapped his legs behind him at the knees to play a crippled criminal genius who uses an army of beggars and thieves to try to take over the city of San Francisco. With Claire Adams, Charles Clary. 93 min. Standard; Soundtracks: DTS HD 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo music score; bonus short "By the Sun's Rays" (1914); featurettes; theatrical trailers. Silent with music score.