The Phantom of the Opera screening

The Phantom of the Opera screening
Photograph: Courtesy American Cinematheque

No, it's not Andrew Lloyd Webber's bombastic megamusical; in fact, quite the opposite. The most faithful film adaptation of Gaston Leroux's illustrious novel comes in the form of this 1925 silent horror film, starring Lon Chaney as the ghoulish masked man. Behold the iconic work at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, with a live organ accompaniment.

By: Amanda Montell

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