|aThe Phantom of the Opera|h[videorecording] /|cWarner Bros. Pictures ; Joel Schumacher Productions ; Odyssey Entertainment in association with Really Useful Films ; Scion Films Limited ; produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber ; screenplay by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Joel Schumacher ; directed by Joel Schumacher.
|aBurbank, CA :|bWarner Home Video ;|aTaipei :|bZhong Yi,|c.
|a3 videodiscs (ca. 141 min.) :|bsd., col. with b&w sequences ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on the novel "Le Fanto?me de l'Ope?ra by Gaston Leroux and the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
|aSpecial features: "No one would listen" additional scene; DVD-ROM features: "Behind the mask": the story of 'The Phantom of the Opera' documentary; Easter eggs; "The making-of 'The Phantom of the Opera' in 3 spellbinding acts: preproduction, the director, production" featurette; Weblink to the Phantom's online world.
|aDirector of photography, John Mathieson ; art directors, John Fenner, Paul Kirby ; editor, Terry Rawlings ; original music, Andrew Lloyd Webber ; costume designer, Alexandra Byrne ; production designer, Anthony Pratt ; visual effects supervisor, Nathan McGuinness ; special effects supervisor, Peter Hutchinson.
|aGerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver, Ciara?n Hinds, Simon Callow, Victor McGuire, Jennifer Ellison, Murray Melvin, Kevin McNally, James Fleet.
|aTells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; for brief violent images.
|aDVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
|aSystem requirements for DVD-ROM features: PC; Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher; InterActual Player (included on disc); Internet Explorer 5.5.; Macromedia Flash 6.0; Internet connection; DVD-ROM drive; DirectShow-compatible DVD decoder.
|aEnglish or dubbed French dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
|aLeroux, Gaston,|d1868-1927.|tFantome de l'Opera.
|aOpera de Paris|vDrama.
|aPhantom of the Opera (Fictitious character)|vDrama.