The Phantom of the Opera 1962

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Phantom of the Opera (1962, UK) is a Horror film directed by Terence Fisher
  • Synopsis: Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera 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.
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Main Details

  • Released in 1962
  • Color
  • Running time: 84 minutes
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (UK) | Universal Pictures (USA)
  • Directed by Terence Fisher
  • Produced by Anthony Hinds, Basil Keys
  • Written by John Elder, Gaston Leroux (novel)
  • Starring Herbert Lom, Heather Sears, Edward de Souza, Michael Gough
  • Music by Edwin Astley
  • Cinematography by Arthur Grant
  • Edited by Alfred Cox


  • 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!
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