The Phantom of the Opera Movie Review 1925

Information and Film Reviews for The Phantom of the Opera the Movie

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Deranged, disfigured music lover haunts the sewers of a Parisian opera house and kills to further the career of an unsuspecting young soprano. First of many film versions still packs a wallop, with fine playing from Chaney Sr. Silent with two-color Technicolor "Bal Masque" sequence. Versions with different running times are also available, including 79 and 88 minutes.

Distribution

LSVideo, Inc., PO Box 415, Carmel, IN 46082, Phone: (317)846-3736, Email: gus@lsvideo.com, URL: http://www.lsvideo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Classic Horror, Paris, Silent Films, Wrong Side of the Tracks, Adapted from an Opera, Silent Horror/Fantasy Classics, Universal Studios' Classic Horror, Obsessive Love, Physical Problems, Period Piece: 19th Century
Screenplay
Elliot J. Clawson, Raymond L. Schrock, Frank M. McCormack
Cast
Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin, Gibson Gowland, Arthur Edmund Carewe, John St. Polis, Snitz Edwards, Virginia Pearson
Cinematography
Virgil Miller, Charles Van Enger, Milton Bridenbecker
Director
Rupert Julian, Edward Sedgwick, Lon Chaney
Producer
Mark Huffam

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1998.

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