Tag Archives: Rupert Julian

95 Years Of Silence: Celebrating ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ (1925)

Universal tested the horror waters on September 6, 1925, at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco when they released The Phantom of the Opera. Now, ninety-five years later, the film still stands the test of time and is still one of the most influential horror films ever. The movie was …

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Tragedy As Entertainment: 10 Tragic Tales That We Love (1925-1980)


Tragic stories have been a part of entertainment from the very beginning. Just look at Shakespeare, whose tales were permeated with tragedy. When the advent of cinema added to the thrills and chills of it all, the action was taken beyond the stage, immortalizing performances. Not all of the tragic …

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