The Phantom of the Opera Poster

Release Date: 1962

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
Composer Lord Ambrose D'Arcy (Michael Gough) and his backer, Harry Hunter (Edward De Souza), struggle to find a replacement for the female lead in their new opera after she quits in the wake of a gruesome murder. When a new prospect, the nubile Christine Charles (Heather Sears), disappears, Harry cautiously investigates. Meanwhile, a mysterious masked man (Herbert Lom) who is eerily familiar with the opera holds Christine captive and offers to groom her to play the part.

Cast: Herbert Lom, Heather Sears, Thorley Walters, Michael Gough, Edward de Souza, Martin Miller, Miles Malleson, Miriam Karlin

Director: Terence Fisher

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Hammer Films

Keywords: Rivalry, Office, London, Revenge, Melodramatic, Spirited, Mystery, Forbidden love