The Phantom of the Opera (1925)The movie tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with a young soprano, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera.Genre: HorrorCountry: United StatesDuration: 93 minQuality: HDRelease: 1925IMDb: 7.6Keywords:
Actors of "The Phantom of the Opera (1925)"
Characters of "The Phantom of the Opera (1925)"
Directors of "The Phantom of the Opera (1925)"Rupert JulianBirthdate: 25 January 1879, Whangaroa, New ZealandLon ChaneyBirthdate: 1 April 1883, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Creators of "The Phantom of the Opera (1925)"Gaston LerouxBirthdate: 6 May 1868, Paris, France
Critic Reviews of "The Phantom of the Opera (1925)"AV ClubAugust 16, 2013
The atmosphere matches Chaney's performance perfectly. His grotesque appearance is achieved with wires, cotton balls, and eye-dilating chemicals, but his character, as usual, is animated from within.Chicago ReaderAugust 16, 2013
Lon Chaney's performance as the hideous organist prowling the sewers beneath the Paris Opera is still a cornerstone of gothic horror.Boston GlobeNovember 24, 2011
A grand, pulpy potboiler of a suspense melodrama.TIME MagazineOctober 19, 2008
Though Mr. Chaney wears a more grotesque make-up than ever, the film play seems only pretty good.Entertainment WeeklyAugust 12, 2008
The main inducement to watch remains Chaney's tragic, ineffably sad figure.VarietyAugust 12, 2008
Kerry is a colorless hero, Philbin contents herself with being pretty and becoming terrorized at the Phantom, and Chaney is either behind a mask or grimacing through his fiendish makeup.JWRJanuary 19, 2016
Art at any costUnder the RadarOctober 29, 2015
Still pretty darn creepy after almost an entire century.Antagony & EcstasyJune 04, 2015
The best of the small population of pure horror films made in the United States during the silent era.Observer (UK)January 05, 2014
An eerie mixture of poetry, gothic melodrama and a surreal Feuillade-style serial.Radio TimesAugust 16, 2013
Despite outdated acting techniques and staging, this is a must-see for all cinema buffs, as make-up genius Lon Chaney's Phantom is a Hall of Horror landmark.
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