The auditorium and stage of the Paris Opera House seen here was the same set built for the 1925 version. It still stands at Universal Studios today, and has been used for countless other productions, including Thoroughly Modern Millie
(1967) and The Sting
(1973). It is the oldest remaining film set in the world. See more
[Upon hearing about a thief in the opera house
Call the police at once! This must be stopped!
Monsieur, I'm afraid the police can't stop that. It's he.
[VEREHERES begins to make gestures at his nose and chin
Oh, please. Don't start that nonsense again, Vercheres. At your age, you ought to know that there aren't any ghosts.
Monsieur, you are skeptical, but I don't like ghosts. I'm a busy man.
Oh, our brilliant stage manager insists there's a malicious ghost prowling about the ...
LE PRINCE MASQUE DU CAUCASUS
(Russian Opera sequence)
Adapted by Edward Ward
(from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
's "4th Symphony")
Lyrics by George Waggner
, translated by William von Wymetal
Sung by Nelson Eddy
, Nicki Andre
& company See more