Movie House Concessions

Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Episode #49

Twentieth Century Fox released Phantom of the Paradise on October 31, 1974. Brian De Palma directed the film starring Paul Williams, William Finley, and Jessica Harper.

‘Phantom of the Paradise’ Plot Summary

In Phantom of the Paradise, the evil record tycoon, Swan, sold his soul to the devil for eternal youth and success. Currently, Swan’s scheming to steal composer Winslow Leach’s singer Phoenix and her music. While trying to stop Swan, Leach finds himself framed and convicted for drug dealing. Then, a freak accident leaves him horribly disfigured, and he must take refuge at his gigantic rock palace called Paradise. Now, Leach keeps his mangled face behind a gruesome mask while he plans his revenge on Swan…and everyone else who has hurt him over the years.

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Twentieth Century Fox released Phantom of the Paradise on October 31, 1974. Brian De Palma directed the film starring Paul Williams and Jessica Harper.

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  1. I think this is the first De Palma film you’ve reviewed. Not one of his more famous ones. Maybe you can do Blow Out for Criterion Critics.

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