April 21, 2021

This Day in Halloween: Mexican horror movie "The Phantom of the Convent" opens in the U.S. in 1934. / Illustration by Mikayla Webb.

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.