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32 Days of Halloween, Movie Night No. 25: The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

Phantom of the Opera 1925

That’s right, tonight I’m breaking out the good stuff, because we’re just one week away from That Night. So 32 Days of Halloween will, sadly, close shop sooner than we would all like. But in the meantime, be of good cheer, and check out the original silent version of The Phantom of the Opera. That’s right: Lon Chaney kicking much ass in the title role.

I’ve always appreciated the adaptations more than I have the source material. I mean, have you tried to read the original novel? Yick.

Anyway, before the feature film, let’s have the trailer reel, shall we? Starting with the 1943 version’s trailer, which starred the excellent Claude Rains:

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