He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

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A scientist becomes a circus clown after being robbed of his wife and reputation by Baron Reynaud. He learns that Consuelo, a circus rider is to be sold in marriage by her father to the Baron. He lets a live lion loose upon the father and the Baron but is stabbed in the struggle.

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