• The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera

Release Date: September 6th, 1925

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 1997

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

In this silent horror classic, aspiring young opera singer Christine Daaé (Mary Philbin) discovers that she has a mysterious admirer intent on helping her become a lead performer. This enigmatic masked presence is Erik, also known as the Phantom (Lon Chaney), a horribly disfigured recluse who lives underneath the Paris Opera House. When the Phantom takes Christine prisoner and demands her devotion and affection, her suitor, Vicomte Raoul de Chagny (Norman Kerry), sets out to rescue her.

Cast: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Gibson Gowland, John St. Polis, Snitz Edwards, Virginia Pearson

Director: Rupert Julian

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Rescue, Pursuit, Tense, Revenge