A Blind Bargain
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"A Blind Bargain" was a 1922 American silent horror film starring Lon Chaney and Raymond McKee, released through Goldwyn Pictures. The film was directed by Wallace Worsley and is based on Barry Pain's 1897 novel, The Octave of Claudius. The film, which features Wallace Beery in an unbilled cameo as an ape-man, is now considered lost.
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Silent film
- producer: Samuel Goldwyn
- written by Barry Pain
- cinematography by Norbert Brodine
- edited by Paul Bern
- genres: Black-and-white, Horror, Silent film, Creature Film
- released on (92 years ago)
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With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
A blind bargain; a rashhng; dare-devil. To buy a pig in a poke; to go on a forlorn hope; to tempt Providence; to rush on destruction, to have too many eggs in one basket; to go further and fare worse; without ballast; hand over head; post haste; ...
Dictionary of phrase and fable. [A dictionary of English literature] by W.D. Adams, with additions (1885)
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
A blind bargain. The French say Acheler cliat en poclie. The reference is to a common trick in days gone by of substituting a cat for a sucking-pig, and trying to palm it off on greenhorns. If any one heedlessly bought the ...
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