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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby rudyfan » October 17th, 2009, 3:00 pm

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Oh, I am a huge Sabatini fan! I've got many of his novels, and while the writing style of some make them hard going, I do love them.

If you've not seen Milton Sills' The Sea Hawk, it's one worth seeking out. I need to replace my VHS with the Warners Archive version.

I'm also a fan of Anthony Hope and have most of his books too. I do love me some swashbucklers

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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby MichiganJ » September 9th, 2010, 6:13 am

I'm up in Maine with limited internet but saw that DD is having a sale on their silent films and thought I''d pass it on:
http://www.deepdiscount.com/silent-films-now-on-sale

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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby MichiganJ » October 5th, 2010, 1:41 pm

Kino is releasing Doug Fairbanks' The Black Pirate on Blu-ray on Dec. 14th. It will include the original 1926 orchestral score as conducted by Robert Israel, as well as an exclusive organ score by Lee Erwin. (I really hope the Israel score has a 5.1 remix!)
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Black ... ray/16629/
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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby Uncle Stevie » October 16th, 2010, 5:31 am

I watched "Tarzan Of The Apes" (1918) with Elmo Lincoln the other day. I found the piano accompaniment too loud and quite annoying. But I did enjoy this first Tarzan movie which represented the novel more than any other movie to follow.
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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby MichiganJ » October 16th, 2010, 7:28 am

I also really like the silent Tarzan of the Apes, which is a lot of fun and does stay pretty close to Burroughs' book.
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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby MichiganJ » March 28th, 2011, 3:17 pm

According to Digitalbits.com, this fall Warner will be releasing Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition on blu-ray and DVD, which will include the 1925 version as one of the many special features.

http://digitalbits.com/#mytwocents
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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby pvitari » April 5th, 2011, 2:27 pm

The silent Ben-Hur was on the last big Ben Hur box set.

I'll get excited if they do the silent version as a *Blu-ray.*

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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby MichiganJ » November 15th, 2011, 10:45 am

The restoration of Wings (1927) will finally be released on Blu-ray and standard DVD on January 24th. Clara and Jobyna in HD!

http://www.classicflix.com/paramount-wi ... 2e6cc6da59

Press release with all the particulars:
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases ... 66293.html
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Re: Silent Films on DVD

Postby charliechaplinfan » November 16th, 2011, 7:51 am

Yippee, I love Wings, what a pity I can't put it on the Xmas list.
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