Lionel Barrymore in The Bells


Lionel Barrymore (1878 - 1954)

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • America (1924) [Walter Butler]: Killed in a skirmish.
  • The Bells (1926) [Mathias]: Dies of a heart attack after praying for forgiveness from his crimes; he dies after having a vision of his victim (E. Alyn Warren) forgiving him.
  • West of Zanzibar (1928) [Crane]: Stabbed with a spear by the natives; he dies shortly afterwards as Warner Baxter tries to save him.
  • A Free Soul (1931) [Stephen Ashe]: Dies of a heart attack (on top of his health having been ravaged by alcoholism) after making an impassioned speech in the courtroom.
  • Mata Hari (1931) [General Serge Shubin]: Shot in the chest by Greta Garbo as Lionel is making a phone call to order her arrest.
  • Treasure Island (1934) [Billy Bones]: Dies of a heart attack from fright, after being given the Black Spot by William V. Mong.
  • A Guy Named Joe (1943) [The General]: Dies (off-screen) under unspecified circumstances, several years before the story begins; he appears as a spirit after Spencer Tracy arrives in Heaven. (Thanks to Stephen)

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