movieDate: september 23, 1909

(Note: our light posting lately is due to a family illness.) 

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ON THIS DAY in 1909, French writer Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera was first published as a serialization in the newspaper Le Gaulois. Leroux’s story was adapted for the 1925 silent film, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, starring Lon Chaney.

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