Silent Film Series: The Phantom of the Opera

Silent Film Series: The Phantom of the Opera
Wednesday, October 23, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:30pm


Come and enjoy a silent film on the BIG screen, accompanied on the piano by Matt Marshall. 

Phantom of the Opera (1925) - Lon Chaney, man of a thousand faces, stars in the title role. Phantom of the Opera is based on a French serial turned novel by Gaston Leroux. An escaped criminal returns to the Paris Opera Houe and demands total devotion  from its young ingenue, Christine. The film includes an early color sequence during the Masque Ball Scene.

Matt Marshall has been writing and performing music for classic silent film screenings since 2001, with the Virginia Film Festival He teaches film studies and screenwriting at the University of Virginia and has recorded soundtracks for DVD releases of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid and pioneer French filmmaker George Melies Conquest of the Pole

Open to all.

The Center

Seats available: 96

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