April 21, 2020

This Day in Halloween: The Mexican horror film "Phantom of the Convent" or "El Fantasma del Convento" opens in limited release in the U.S. in 1934. / Illustration by Ari Fuyumuro

The Phantom of the Convent opens in the U.S. in 1934. Also known as El Fantasma del Convento, the Mexican horror film is written, directed and edited by Fernando de Fuentes and offers a haunted monastery tale shot at an actual monastery.