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Uniform Title Phantom of the Opera (Motion picture : 1943)
Title Phantom of the Opera [videorecording] / a Universal Picture ; screenplay by Eric Taylor, Samuel Hoffentstein ; adaptation, John Jacoby ; produced by George Waggner ; directed by Arthur Lubin.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios, 2000.


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 PAS Central Library DVD    PHA (1943)    Available
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Classic monster collection
Classic monster collection.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.
Language Cloaed-captioned.
In English with optional subtitles in French.
Cast 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, Elvira Curci, Hans Herbert, Kate Lawson, Miles Mander, Rosina Galli, Walter Stahl, Paul Marion.
Credits Directors of photography, Hal Mohr, W. Howard Greene ; film editor, Russell Schoengarth ; musical score and direction, Edward Ward ; choral direction, William Tyroler ; orchestrations, Harold Zweifel, Arthur Schutt ; art direction, John B. Goodman, Alexander Golitzen ; sound director, Bernard B. Brown ; set decorations, R.A. Gausman, Ira S. Webb ; costumes, Vera West ; opera sequences staged by William Von Wymetal, Lester Horton.
Note Based on the book Le fantôme de l'opéra by Gaston Leroux.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1943.
Audience Not rated.
Summary A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors.
Note Special features: Commentary with film historian Scott MacQueen; "The opera ghost: a phantom unmasked" featurette; Production photographs; Theatrical trailer; Production notes; Cast and filmmakers; Recommendations.
Subject Phantom of the Opera (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Composers -- Drama.
Opera -- Drama.
Genre/Form Horror films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Lubin, Arthur, 1901-1995. Director.
Waggner, George, 1894-1984. Producer.
Taylor, Eric, 1897-1952. Screenwriter.
Hoffenstein, Samuel, 1889-1947. Screenwriter.
Jacoby, John. Adapter.
Mohr, Hal, 1894-1974. Cinematographer.
Greene, W. Howard (William Howard) Cinematographer.
Schoengarth, Russell. Film editor.
Ward, Edward, 1896-1971. Composer. Musical director.
Tyroler, William, 1884-1959. Musical director.
Zweifel, Harold. Arranger.
Schutt, Arthur, 1902-1965. Arranger.
Goodman, John B. (John Bartlett), 1901-1991. Artistic director.
Golitzen, Alexander, 1908-2005. Artistic director.
Brown, Bernard B., 1898-1981. Sound designer.
Gausman, R. A. (Russell A.), 1892-1963. Set designer.
Webb, Ira S., 1899-1971. Set designer.
West, Vera. Costume designer.
Eddy, Nelson, 1901-1967. Actor.
Foster, Susanna, 1924-2009. Actor.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967. Actor.
Barrier, Edgar, 1907-1964. Actor.
Carrillo, Leo. Actor.
Farrar, Jane. Actor.
Bromberg, J. Edward, 1903-1951. Actor.
Feld, Fritz, 1900-1993. Actor.
Puglia, Frank, 1892-1975. Actor.
Geray, Steven, 1904-1973. Actor.
Everest, Barbara, 1890-1968. Actor.
Cronyn, Hume. Actor.
Leiber, Fritz, 1882-1949. Actor.
Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927. Fantôme de l'Opéra.
Universal Pictures Corporation.
ISBN 078324097X
0783242379 (set)
9780783242378 (set)
Standard No. 025192076725
025192078620 set
Music No. 20767 Universal

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