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    The Phantom of the Opera (Universal, 1925). Window Card (14" X 22").
    After the tremendous success of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Lon Chaney, The Man of a Thousand Faces, was the logical choice to portray the disfigured Erik, the Phantom of the Opera in the screen adaptation of Gaston Leroux's novel. Chaney would give his greatest performance in the film, and be remembered as the Phantom for the rest of his career. The film was a major hit and would convince executive Carl Laemmle to produce the Universal Horror series that would make the studio famous. This window card had wear in the image area, and a tear at the lower right edge. It has been beautifully and professionally restored with touch-up especially in the Phantom's right arm and hat. Very Good+ on Cardstock.


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