The Phantom of the Opera (1962 film)

1962 film by Terence Fisher

The Phantom of the Opera is a 1962 film about a new opera that is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl.

Directed by Terence Fisher. Written by John Elder, loosely based on the novel by Gaston Leroux.
Driven by HATE to live behind a mask of horror. Driven by LOVE to steal the beauty the world denied him!  (taglines)

The PhantomEdit

  • I am going to teach you to sing, Christine. I am going to give you a new voice! A voice so wonderful that theatres all over the world will be filled with your admirers. You will be the greatest star the opera has ever known. Greater than the greatest! And when you sing, Christine, you will be singing only... for me.

DialogueEdit

Harry Hunter: [Harry is asking Christine to go out to lunch with him after she has been dismissed from the opera] I insist that you come and celebrate.
Mrs. Tucker: Celebrate, Mr. Hunter?
Harry Hunter: Yes, Mrs. Tucker. Today we both got the sack.
Christine Charles: Oh no, Harry.
Harry Hunter: Oh yes, Harry.

TaglinesEdit

  • Out of the hell-fire of horror unimaginable rises the figure of terror incarnate!
  • The most unusual tale of terror - and love - ever told!
  • He hid behind a face that was not his - until her beauty stripped away his curtain of evil... his mask of HORROR!
  • Driven by HATE to live behind a mask of horror. Driven by LOVE to steal the beauty the world denied him!
  • BENEATH HIS MASK...the Grotesque Face of Horror Unimaginable! INSIDE HIS HEART...the Desperate Desire for Beauty and Love!
  • The Greatest THRILL CLASSIC of All Time!

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