#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta, and forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs, where he lives. What’s his goal? What’s his secret?
Plot: A grotesquely disfigured composer known as “The Phantom” haunts Paris’ opera house, where he’s secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.
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Unmasking Lon Chaney’s Phantom of the Opera
A Paris opera house is seemingly haunted by a “Phantom”; he (who is Lon Chaney) guides beautiful singer Christine Daaeto (Mary Philbin) to fame, from his hidden lair, in the bowels of the opera palace. After knocking off some competition, Mr. Chaney puts opera star Philbin in a hypnotic state, and takes her to his underground domain (five cellars down); there, Philbin comes to her senses, and seems terrified. Chaney professes his undying love, but Philbin wants none of it; she is engaged to Norman Kerry (as Raoul).
“The Phantom of the Opera” does not start off very well – there are some dance sequences, followed by a man with a disembodied head, who pops through floors. Events do not seem to be fully explained. Mainly, try to accept the hypnotic “hold” Chaney has over Philbin, and stick with the story as he takes her down to his underground chambers. “Feast your eyes – glut your soul, on my accursed ugliness!” The scene where Chaney’s Phantom gets unmasked is extraordinary. Then, the “Bal Masque de l’Opera” occurs, in early color; it looks very good, and Chaney attends. Watch for the fallen chandelier to appear amazingly repaired, and reattached, for a later Philbin solo! The scenes with Chaney are worth waiting for; the ending exciting, and the sets magnificent.
********* The Phantom of the Opera (9/6/25) Rupert Julian ~ Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Carewe
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 33 min (93 min), 1 hr 33 min (93 min) (Argentina), 1 hr 41 min (101 min) (UK), 1 hr 41 min (101 min) (original) (UK), 1 hr 32 min (92 min) (1995) (USA), 1 hr 47 min (107 min) (DVD) (USA), 1 hr 46 min (106 min) (Ontario) (Canada), 1 hr 35 min (95 min) (1929 re-release)
Director Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle
Writer Gaston Leroux, Walter Anthony, Elliott J. Clawson
Actors Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry
Country United States
Awards 2 wins & 1 nomination
Production Company Hammer Films
Sound Mix Mono (talking sequences, musical score and sound effects) (1929 re-release), Silent
Aspect Ratio 1.33 : 1
Film Length 2,579.85 m (10 reels) (USA)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm