April 21, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Fernando de Fuentes' Mexican horror classic "The Phantom of the Convent" opens in the U.S. in 1934. / Illustration by Paige Garcia

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.