'Phantom of the Opera' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The 1925 silent classic starring Lon Chaney is coming to Blu-ray this November.

In an early announcement to retailers, Image Entertainment is prepping 'Phantom of the Opera' for Blu-ray on November 1.

Lon Chaney is Erik, the horribly disfigured Phantom who leads a menacing existence in the catacombs and dungeons beneath the Paris Opera House. When Erik falls in love with a beautiful prima donna, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage in his lair. This horror classic, presented in its 1929 re-edited reissue version, features a rare early 2-color Technicolor sequence.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, an uncompressed mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: Phantom of the Opera Trailer, Gabriel Thibaudeau Interview, Photo Gallery, Phantom Script, and Phantom Souvenir Program Reproduction.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Phantom of the Opera' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 1.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925) (Blu-ray)
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