Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG 91 minutes
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"He sold his soul for rock-n-roll," read the tagline for Brian De Palma's satirical Phantom of the Opera for the '70s rock scene. After hearing Winslow Leach (William Finley) perform a song from his Faust rock opera, Phil Spector-ish impresario Swan (Paul… View More
Genres Comedy, Music/Musical
Director Brian De Palma
Starring Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George Memmoli View More
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Movie Summary

"He sold his soul for rock-n-roll," read the tagline for Brian De Palma's satirical Phantom of the Opera for the '70s rock scene. After hearing Winslow Leach (William Finley) perform a song from his Faust rock opera, Phil Spector-ish impresario Swan (Paul Williams) decides that Winslow's opera would be the perfect debut attraction for his new rock palace, the Paradise. Swan steals the music and has Winslow imprisoned -- but not before Winslow meets aspiring songbird Phoenix (Jessica Harper).
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Movie Details

Genres Comedy, Music/Musical
Director Brian De Palma
Starring Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George Memmoli, Gerritt Graham, Keith Allison, Mary Margaret Amato, Jennifer Ashley, Janit Baldwin
Studio Name 20th Century Fox
Release Date 1974
VUDU Release Date 08/29/2012
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 91 minutes

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