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He's here at my college reading stories about Death from Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury & more.
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Ok who's Pinhead and why should I care?
The face is familiar, like I've seen him in Hellraiser or something
That's because in Tod Browning's famous film Freaks featuring some of the more famous sideshow attractions of the 30s, it co stars one of the "pinheads" or microcephalic.. a person born of a small skull and diminished metal capabilities. An excellent film portraying the so called "freaks" in a sympathetic and kind light as opposed to Mokery. In fact the film was banned in several countries for being disturbing and highly offensive.
Scuba Steve said:
In fact the film was banned in several countries for being disturbing and highly offensive.
I remember hearing that on a TV special. IIRC it was banned in [parts of?] the US as well, but then it was re-released internationally a few decades later and met with much more mature audience who appreciated it for what it was. I've had it on my to-see list for a few years but keep forgetting about it (or can't find it when I do remember).