The Great Gabbo

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Date Added: 31st August 2018

Date Removed: 14th January 2020

Available for: 17 months



The Great Gabbo is an egocentric ventriloquist who treats his assistant Mary with brutality. Tired of being mistreated, she quits. However, two years later, she ends up performing as a dancer in a stage show that features Gabbo. The ventriloquist makes a play for her but, as she is married to another man, Mary rejects him. The jealous Gabbo becomes mad and begins to speak only through his dummy.


Certificate: 7+

Year: 1929

Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes


Director: James Cruze

Cast: Erich von Stroheim, Betty Compson

Studio: Sono Art-World Wide Pictures


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