Laugh, Clown, Laugh
1928 film by Herbert Brenon
- Directed by Herbert Brenon. Written by Joseph W. Farnham, based on a play by David Belasco and Tom Cushing, based on a 1919 story Ridi, Pagliaccio by Fausto Martini.
What did he hide behind his painted smile? (taglines)
- Tito Beppi: Some poor family with too many babes abandoned her - for the Saints to take care of.
- Simon: You mean for us to care for! Give her to the orphanage - women bring bad luck!
- Tito Beppi: No, Simon, what the Saints have sent, sinners can't refuse. I'm going to keep her!
- Luigi: You know - I think you'd be good for me.
- Tito Beppi: And I've been thinking - you'd be good for me.
- Luigi: Shall we try...
- Tito Beppi: The comedy... is... ended! [Tito dies onstage in Simon's arms]
- Young girl: That's Flik on the floor.
- Young boy: He's playing that he's dead.
- What did he hide behind his painted smile?