Goethe's drama and Gounod's opera "Faust" is treated here like a movie rather than the usual photographed-opera from a stage method. Faust is a man who sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for eternal youth, and the latter, with guileful glee, leads Faust to disaster along the paths of pleasure. Marguerite falls in love with Faust, and suffers as a consequence. Written by
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For the first time Goethe's immortal drama and Gounod's beloved music are excitingly blended in a motion picture...brilliantly produced in a magnificent new form of entertainment.
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