Born on November 2nd, 1913
From New York, New York
Talented singer Christine Daae (Teri Polo) is sent to the Paris Opera House by her benefactor, Count Philippe de Chagny (Adam Storke), for vocal instruction. Upon arrival, her natural talent is rejected by arrogant opera director Cholet (Ian Richardson), but she is taken under the wing of the disfigured Erik (Charles Dance) -- who masquerades as the vengeful Phantom of the Opera. Erik's unrequited love and jealousy lead him to lure Christine to his underground lair, with tragic results.
When Sally Matthews (Susan Sarandon) leaves her Canadian home to relocate to Atlantic City, she aspires to a prosperous career in the gambling industry. With her criminal husband (Robert Joy) on her trail, however, it appears that she can't escape from trouble, until she finds an unlikely savior in Lou Pascal (Burt Lancaster), an aging small-time mobster. By becoming involved with Sally, Lou finds a way to achieve the success he's dreamed of, but his plan may endanger both their lives.