The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

Leeds International Film Festival Official Selection
Silent Film Festival Official Selection
National Film Preservation Board

At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom in the catacombs, where he lives. What's his goal? What's his secret?

Directed By: Lon Chaney Jr, Rupert Julian, Edward Sedgwick
Written By: Elliott J. Clawson, Raymond L. Schrock, Tom Reed, Frank M. McCormack
Starring: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Snitz Edwards
Aspects: Classic Horror, Silent, Black and White, Certified Fresh

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The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Phantom of the Opera

    A silent adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s famous novel in which a deformed musician living in the cellars of the Paris Opera House causes murder and mayhem in an attempt to force the management to make the woman he loves a star. It was both the stepping off point for Chaney's run as a superstar at ...