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Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera Blu-Ray
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Author:  Jaws3dfan [ Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:48 pm ]
Post subject:  Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera Blu-Ray

He was the "Man of a Thousand Faces." Generations of filmgoers around the world have been thrilled by his portrayals that showcased the shadows of human nature. And now, on November 1st, Image Entertainment will release on Blu-ray the Lon Chaney classic The Phantom of the Opera (1925) for the first time on Blu-ray. Street date is November 1.

Produced by renowned silent film authority and preservationist David Shepard, the The Phantom of the Opera includes the following versions:
Brand-new HD digital transfer of the 24fps version of 1929 reissue (Academy Aspect Ratio) from the 35mm negative, with tinted sequences including the Bal Masque sequence in two-strip Technicolor. Featuring a brand new music score by Alloy Orchestra, plus Gaylord Carter's famous theatre organ score, released for the first time in stereo.
Brand-new HD transfer of 20fps version of 1929 reissue with tinting, Technicolor and hand-coloring. Symphonic score composed by Gabriel Thibaudeau, performed by I Musici de Montreal, conducted by Yuri Turovsky with Claudine Cote, soprano presented in stereo, along with a new full-length audio essay by Dr. Jon Mirsalis.
Standard definition presentation of the original 1925 release from a 16mm tinted source copy. Accompanied by a new piano score by Dr. Frederick Hodges.

The Phantom of the Opera also contains the following bonus features:
Theatrical trailer
Photo Gallery
The complete Phantom Script
Phantom Souvenir Program Reproduction

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