Thursday, February 06, 2014
Phantom of the Opera Goes To Disneyland
This scary looking feller, whose outfit is based on Lon Chaney's title character from "Phantom of the Opera" (1925) turns out to be not so scary. On the back of the photo is the story of what occurred that day; I love the description!
We need more characters at Disneyland, and I'm not talking about the cartoon ones. Here's a shot of the real Lon Chaney on the Universal lot inbetween takes of "Phantom":
An undated shot of the Phantom. Keep laughing lady...the Phantom is about to rock your world!
With the marquee in the background, this one is a favorite shot:
A "living" color FauxD© image from August 28, 1965 shows the Phantom hamming it up in front of the Cinema:
Poor little supermodel Twiggy looks apprehensive as she encounters the Phantom somewhere in Adventureland.
I hope I didn't give you TOO much of a scare today!
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