On 21 May 1943, the finished film was rejected by the Hays Office because of a "number of unacceptable breast shots of Christine" in her dressing room. It has not been determined if the offending scenes were deleted or re-shot, but the film was released in Aug 1943 with Production Code Administration approval. See more
When Christine takes the mask off from Phantom's face, we see that his scar reaches the low area of his right cheek, even the right eyelid is slightly fallen. But before that during the entire film, we never see a single mark of the scar on the uncovered area of the Phantom's face, not even the fallen eyelid through the mask. 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