The Phantom of the Opera

Series: Pipe Organ Pictures

A masterpiece of horror that shocked cinema for decades! At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta, and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae.

Starring “The Man of a Thousand Faces” - Leonidas Frank “Lon” Chaney, an American stage and film actor, director, and screenwriter. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema, renowned for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with makeup.

The 1925 film’s story is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux, published in 1910.

Directed by Rupert Julian, starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin. Original score created and performed by Martin Ellis on the Beverly Ruth Nelson Memorial Wurlitzer Organ.

Guest passes accepted.


Year
1925
Runtime
93min
Format
Digital
Wheelchair accessible
Yes
Assistive Listening
Yes
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