[Harrington Park, N.J.] : Milestone Film & Video ; Chatsworth, Calif. : distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, c2003.
2 videodiscs (268 min.) : si., b&w, tinted b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital, stereo., mono., Region 1.
Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry.
Producer, Carl Laemmle ; adapted for the screen, Elliot Crawson ; director, Rupert Julian ; photography, Charles Van Enger ; film editor, Gilmore Walker ; music composed and conducted by Carl Davis, performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic (1929 restored version) ; original music composed and performed by Jon C. Mirsalis (1925 original feature version).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1925.
Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux.
National Film Registry
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below.
Special features: Disc 1: 1929 restored version featuring two soundtracks: stereo orchestral score by Carl Davis and the original 1930 soundtrack edited to fit picture; audio commentary by film historian Scott MacQueen; 1925 & 1930 theatrical trailers; stills galleries featuring deleted & missing scenes; bonus audio-only feature: Selections of dialogue sequences from the 1930 version not found in the restored version.
Special features: Disc 2: 1925 original feature version with a score by Jon Mirsalis; "Carla Laemmle remembers," a video interview with David Skal; Faust opera extract from the 1929 Tifany sound feature Midstream; bonus audio-only feature: Cinematographer Charles Van Enger interview.
Phantom of the opera (Motion picture : 1925)
Phantom of the opera (Motion picture : 1929)
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