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The Phantom of the Opera 

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Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Burt Lancaster ...  Gérard Carrière 2 episodes, 1990
Adam Storke ...  Count Philippe de Chagny 2 episodes, 1990
Teri Polo ...  Christine Daeé 2 episodes, 1990
Charles Dance ...  Erik The Phantom of the Opera 2 episodes, 1990
Ian Richardson ...  Cholet 2 episodes, 1990
Andréa Ferréol ...  Carlotta 2 episodes, 1990
Jean-Pierre Cassel ...  Inspector Ledoux 2 episodes, 1990
Jean Rougerie Jean Rougerie ...  Jean-Claude 2 episodes, 1990
André Chaumeau André Chaumeau ...  Joseph Buguet 2 episodes, 1990
Marie-Thérèse Orain Marie-Thérèse Orain ...  Madame Giry 2 episodes, 1990
Marie-Christine Robert Marie-Christine Robert ...  Flora 2 episodes, 1990
Marie Lenoir Marie Lenoir ...  Florence 2 episodes, 1990
Anne Roumanoff ...  Fleur 2 episodes, 1990
Jean Dupouy Jean Dupouy ...  Alfredo (singer 'Faust') 2 episodes, 1990
Jacques Mars Jacques Mars ...  Oroyeso (singer 'Mephisto') 2 episodes, 1990
Anne Julia Goddet Anne Julia Goddet ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Frankie Pain ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Frédéric Darié Frédéric Darié ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Marie Legault Marie Legault ...  Fleur 2 episodes, 1990
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Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let a woman of low birth sing in his opera, but graciously employs Christine as gadrobiere for his wife Charlotta, who's installed as first singer. He also fights the phantom, an unknown guy who lives since many years in the catacombs below the opera and was granted privileges by Carriere. However the phantom knows how to defend himself and at the same time helps Christine to her career. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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18 March 1990 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In this version, as well as its stage adaptation, the character of Inspector Ledoux is a homage to the Persian character - also named Ledoux - in the original 1925 silent film version of "The Phantom of the Opera," starring Lon Chaney. See more »

Goofs

When Carlotta sings, her words don't match her lips. See more »

Quotes

Christine Daee: [speaking of Erik] I'm not afraid. Now I know his heart.
Gerard Carriere: So do I. Unfortunately, there is more to him than that.
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Version of The Phantom of the Opera (1925) See more »

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Written by Vincenco Bellino
Performed by the National Hungarian Orchestra
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A Miracle
17 April 2005 | by jscrump-1See all my reviews

I watched this movie because I wanted to see what Andrew Lloyd Webber was up against. I honestly thought it was going to be horrible. After, I saw the movie not only was I very impressed, but I couldn't get enough of it. I loved the cast. I was extremely pleased not none of Yestin's and Koppit's songs were used.(Now, I saw the Yestin's and Koppit's play long before I even knew a movie of it had been made.)I didn't like what they did with Eric's background story. I felt that it took away from his character. I hated that they didn't make Philippe more of a hero and that he had scenes in which he smoked!!! I was disappointed that we only saw Eric's face once and that it wasn't more believable. His face also really wasn't scary. I also thought that young Philippe, young Christine,and young Eric should have, at least, some dialogue.


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