The Phantom of the Operetta (1960 film)

The Phantom of the Operetta (Spanish: El Fantasma de la opereta) is a 1960 Mexican comedy film directed by Fernando Cortés and starring Germán Valdés, Ana Luisa Peluffo and Luis Aldás.[1] A man and his girlfriend take over a run-down theatre, planning to stage musical shows there. However the place soon turns out to be haunted. The title is a reference to The Phantom of the Opera.

The Phantom of the Operetta
Directed byFernando Cortés
Produced byÓscar J. Brooks
Ernesto Enríquez
Written byJuan Garcia
Gilberto Martínez Solares
Alfredo Ruanova
StarringGermán Valdés
Ana Luisa Peluffo
Luis Aldás
Music byManuel Esperón
CinematographyJack Draper
Edited byGloria Schoemann
Producciones Brooks
Release date
22 December 1960
Running time
90 minutes



  1. ^ Hershfield & Maciel p.77


  • Joanne Hershfield & David R. Maciel. Mexico's Cinema: A Century of Film and Filmmakers. Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

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