The Phantom
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The Phantom
A largely forgotten comedy-chiller in the tradition of The Cat and the Canary, The Phantom, from Poverty Row company Artclass Pictures Corp., emerges as one of the loonier films of the early sound era. Guinn Williams, sans his nickname "Big Boy" and the usual B-Western regalia, stars as nervy reporter Dick Mallory who, along with Ruth (Allene Ray), the daughter of the district attorney (Wilfred Lucas), goes in search of the Phantom, a masked killer whose recent jailbreak is alarming the citizenry. They find him running an insane asylum (a rather appropriate place for a deranged… More

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"A brilliant opening sequence is not enough to save The Phantom from utter boredom."
‑ David Cornelius,
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