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I have bought this DVD because I once saw it when it premiered on USA TV in 1990. I do not remember much from THAT preview but looking at the DVD now, I FULLY ENJOY IT!!
First of all, it is mostly filmed at the great place itself, the Palais Garnier Opera House. It is so lovely and beautiful, and quite the musical palace as it is said. It was lovely to see some of the scenes shot there, although the auditorium for some reason was under construction so it was NOT filmed there, I was told.
Second of all, the casting of the Phantom - Charles Dance. He is TRULY among the great three to portray the Phantom with such powerfulness. Lon Chaney Snr (1925 version of Phantom), Michael Crawford… Read more