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Phantom of the Opera (1943)

92 min - Horror, Romance - 27 August 1943
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Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom".

Director:  Arthur Lubin
Stars:  Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains, Edgar Barrier, Leo Carrillo, Jane Farrar, J. Edward Bromberg, Fritz Feld, Frank Puglia, Steven Geray, Barbara Everest, Hume Cronyn, Fritz Leiber, Nicki Andre, Gladys Blake

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Storyline

Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom".



Tagline: The screen's classic of terror!

Genres: Horror, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  27 August 1943

Box Office

Budget:  $1,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 32 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: John B. Goodman, Alexander Golitzen; Interior Decoration: Russell A. Gausman, Ira S. Webb – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Hal Mohr, W. Howard Greene – WON
MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture) — Edward Ward
SOUND RECORDING — Universal Studio Sound Department, Bernard B. Brown, Sound Director


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