The Phantom of the Opera Poster

Release Date: August 27th, 1943

DVD Release Date: April 12th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Talented Christine (Susanna Foster) is unaware that her singing lessons are being funded by a secret admirer, Enrique (Claude Rains), a mysterious violinist with a disfigured face. Christine's colleagues become suspicious when mysterious accidents start occurring at the Paris Opera House, as the deaths coincide with her meteoric rise to stardom. Christine's suitors, Raoul (Edgar Barrier) and Anatole (Nelson Eddy), brave the dark recesses of the opera house to find the true culprit.

Cast: Claude Rains, Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Edgar Barrier, Jane Farrar, Barbara Everest, Steven Geray, Frank Puglia

Director: Arthur Lubin

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: MCA/Universal Home Video, Universal Home Entertainment, Universal Pictures, MCA

Keywords: Melodramatic, Rise, Mystery, Revenge, Suspenseful, Forbidden love, France, Investigation


Winner Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Winner Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Sound Recording