Fantômas - À l'ombre de la guillotine (1913)
Release Date: May 9, 1913 Wide
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 331
Fantomas was the umbrella title for five different multi-part serials, all produced and directed by the prolific Louis Feuillade. Reversing the usual cliché, the "hero" of these serials was the villain, a slick, deadly master criminal known as "Fantomas" because of his predilection for wearing elaborate disguises. Motivated by a curious code of honor, Fantomas gets just as much pleasure out of baffling the police as he does committing his crimes. Unlike later serials, many of the Fantomas
May 9, 1913 Wide
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The series start shows Fantomas in disguise and Juve's obsession with capturing him.
For something that's now 97 years old, it's a terrific, hugely entertaining film.
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