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Classics Revisited: The Phantom of the Opera

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Sep 25, 2017

(1925/1929) Directed by: Rupert Julian; Written by Elliott J. Clawson and Raymond L. Schrock; Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux; Starring: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Snitz Edwards, Virginia Pearson and Mary Fabian; Available on Blu-ray, DVD and Amazon Video read more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Oct 3, 2016

Originally published October 28th, 2013 The Phantom of the Opera is a seminal film in horror movie history, and rightfully so.  A technological wunderkind at the time, the movie is a haunting, angelic experience one must witness in their life.  Silent films aren’t my favorite, and the movie read more

Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Random Pictures Posted by Amy on Jan 7, 2016

I have a question – what is this thing on my head? (still from kinpoisk.ru) The Bay Area’s economy may suck, but it can still be an amazing place to be if you love films (and can afford the occasional pricey event). 2015 was my first year back, after an absence of about 15 years—really, I read more

Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Random Pictures Posted by Amy on Jan 7, 2016

I have a question – what is this thing on my head? (still from kinpoisk.ru) The Bay Area’s economy may suck, but it can still be an amazing place to be if you love films (and can afford the occasional pricey event). 2015 was my first year back, after an absence of about 15 years—really, I read more

The Masquerade Ball from The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Jan 18, 2015

Universal Studios recreated the grand staircase from the Paris Opera House for the masquerade ball sequence in The Phantom of the Opera. The sequence was filmed in an early version of Technicolor and features the Phantom (Lon Chaney Sr.) as The Masque of The Red Death from the Edgar Allan Poe short read more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) A Silent Film Review

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Nov 30, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on November 30, 2014 in Blog, Feature, Silent Movie Review The Phantom of the Opera was a movie that no one really wanted to make. Its production was troubled from the very beginning. From professional spats to last-minute recuts and reshoots, it had disaster written across it. So read more

Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Oct 18, 2014

Phantom of the Opera Directed by Arthur Lubin Written by Eric Taylor, Samuel Hoffenstein, and John Jacoby from the novel by Gaston Leroux 1943/USA Universal Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental   This film could have benefited from more phantom and less opera. Erique Claudin (Claude Rains) read more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) (2)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Oct 28, 2013

The Phantom of the Opera is a seminal film in horror movie history, and rightfully so.  A technological wunderkind at the time, the movie is a haunting, angelic experience one must witness in their life.  Silent films aren’t my favorite, and the movie has dated itself quite a bit – parti read more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) (1)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 1, 2013

The Phantom of the Opera Directed by Rupert Julian 1925/USA Universal Pictures #26 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die First Viewing   This is another of the movies from The List that I had never seen before and was available from Netflix streaming. Erik (Lon Chaney), a self-taught music read more

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA At The Vickers Theatre

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Mar 9, 2013

Tonight I went to the Vickers Theatre to see a presentation of the 1925 silent version of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, starring The Man of a Thousand Faces, Lon Chaney. The Vickers Theatre is a historic venue located in Three Oaks, Michigan, a small town situated in the southwestern part of the st read more

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA At The Vickers Theatre

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Mar 9, 2013

Tonight I went to the Vickers Theatre to see a presentation of the 1925 silent version of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, starring The Man of a Thousand Faces, Lon Chaney. The Vickers Theatre is a historic venue located in Three Oaks, Michigan, a small town situated in the southwestern part of the st read more

Phantom of the Opera (1925) with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Oct 29, 2012

It's one thing to watch a silent film but it's quite another to watch it on the big screen with a performer playing live music to go with the film. The movie just comes alive in a way that it doesn't with prerecorded music. Jeff Rapsis is a very talented silent film accompanist and on Sunday October read more

Haiku: Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 17, 2012

Mysteries rotting  Unleashed by soaring beauty  Hapless ugly love Image Source read more

Classic Films in Focus: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 22, 2012

Lon Chaney set the standard for Phantom of the Opera performances way back in 1925, and it’s no surprise that later adaptations of Gaston Leroux’s original tale have failed to measure up to the iconic silent classic. The 1943 version, directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Claude Rains in read more

Classic Films in Focus: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 22, 2012

Lon Chaney set the standard for Phantom of the Opera performances way back in 1925, and it’s no surprise that later adaptations of Gaston Leroux’s original tale have failed to measure up to the iconic silent classic. The 1943 version, directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Claude Rains in read more

Classic Films in Focus: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1943)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Aug 22, 2012

Lon Chaney set the standard for Phantom of the Opera performances way back in 1925, and it’s no surprise that later adaptations of Gaston Leroux’s original tale have failed to measure up to the iconic silent classic. The 1943 version, directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Claude Rains in read more

Phantom of the Opera (1925) with the Alloy Orchestra

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Oct 31, 2009

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. It seems like everyone on the blogosphere was doing some Halloween-type post or series on their blog. And I had absolutely nada, zilch, zip, nothing. It was a veritable Halloween FAIL. The read more

Phantom of the Opera (1925): A Sense of Theatricality

Random Pictures Posted by Amy on Nov 30, -0001

I have a question – what is this thing on my head? (still from kinpoisk.ru) The Bay Area’s economy may suck, but it can still be an amazing place to be if you love films (and can afford the occasional pricey event). 2015 was my first year back, after an absence of about 15 years—really, I read more

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