This is something I have noticed that has been lacking here. People unable or unwilling to spell Erik, Raoul, or Christine correctly. Sentences that are so poorly written grammatically that they make next to no sense whatsoever. People who know little or nothing about any versions other than the 2004. The novel and the 1925 film are both public domain now, children. That means you can read and watch them freely without fear of the feds coming down upon your head for pirating copyrighted materials. And all of this nonsense about the sequel. Yes, it is going to happen. No, it will not be a movie. It will be a stage play. And hell no, Gerry and Emmy will NOT be involved most likely.
Now I know there are links on this site to all of the information you need to stop making complete asses of yourselves. I know for a fact that the thread 'I wish to share' offers bootlegs and professional recordings of different versions, as well as the ALW stage play. If any of you really really wants something, for the love of God let me know and I will find it for you. I have a lot of POTO stuff in my collection, as I am sure several of the other older phans do as well. And a lot of us still remember what it is to be a teenager without net contacts or cash to find our own goodies.
Other good links; link
this is not the official page of the ALW, it's a forum group. Go through, read posts. You'll learn something, I promise.
run by a really awesome phan. There are pictures, info on other versions of the story, and random goodies for you to find.
Google the stage show, Google the Leroux or Kay novels. I'm not saying you can't love the '04 movie. I can understand having an attachment to your first Phantom, even if I really don't agree with a lot of things about it. But please PLEASE stop looking like idiots and learn your own goddamn history!