The Phantom of Paris (1931)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Sep 12, 1931 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this melodrama, a magician finds himself accused of murdering his lover's father. He flees and the lover marries her other boyfriend--the real killer. When her husband dies, the magician gets plastic surgery until he resembles the killer and assumes his former position as husband to the girl. He then begins gathering the necessary evidence to clear his name.

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death, detective, evidence, false-accusation, fugitive, gathering, investigation, killing, love, magic, marriage, murder, name-clearing, nemesis, plastic-surgery, police, scheme, phantom