The Phantom of the Opera

Edition no. 232

Buy At: Amazon.co.uk
Licensor
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Directed by: Terence Fisher

Technical Specifications

Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1 , 1.85:1
Audio: English 1.0 PCM Mono
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Subtitles: English
Region: B
Discs: 1 Disc |  BD-50

Supplements

  • Optional 1.66:1 and 1.85:1 presentations of the original theatrical version (85 mins)
  • Alternative TV cut (99 mins): extended version with unique scenes, presented open matte in Standard Definition
  • Audio commentary with author Steve Haberman and film historian Constantine Nasr (2020)
  • Audio commentary with film historians Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson (2020)
  • Down in the Sewers (2020, 6 mins): special effects artist Brian Johnson fondly recalls the production
  • Hammer’s Women: Liane Aukin (2021, 7 mins): profile of the actor, writer and director by the academic Rachel Knightley
  • Kim Newman Introduces ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (2021, 13 mins): appreciation by the critic and author
  • The Men Who Made Hammer: Anthony Hinds (2020, 28 mins): Richard Klemensen, editor and publisher of Little Shoppe of Horrors magazine, revisits the career of one of Hammer’s most renowned screenwriters and producers
  • Phantom Triumphant: Edwin Astley and Hammer’s Horror Opera (2020, 16 mins)): David Huckvale, author of Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde, dissects the classic score
  • Herbert Lom: The Soul Behind the Mask (2020, 16 mins): film historian and screenwriter C. Courtney Joyner shares personal memories of time spent with the legendary actor
  • Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera’ (2014, 31 mins): documentary presented by actor Edward de Souza, including interviews with film historian Richard Golen, sound recordist Alan Lavender, and de Souza himself
  • Original theatrical trailers
  • Brian Trenchard-Smith trailer commentary (2013): a short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Adam Scovell, Terence Fisher on The Phantom of the Opera, extracts from original press materials, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits

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