Anna Boleyn (1920), color-toned black & white, 118 minutes, not rated.
Kino International, K517, UPC 7-38329-05172-3.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 16 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $29.95.
Release date: 5 December 2006.
Country of origin: USA
This edition has been mastered from the 35mm restoration print prepared by the F.W. Murnau Stiftung. Our first look at the disc shows us a relatively clear, natural-speed video transfer from a very-good source print that has been sepia-toned. Intertitles have been color-tinted blue.
The film is presented with a music score composed and performed on piano by Javier Perez de Azpeitia.
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Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
2010 DVD edition
Lubitsch in Berlin (1919-1921), black & white, color-toned black & white, and color and black & white, 581 minutes total, BBFC Classification PG,
including Anna Boleyn (1920), color-toned black & white, 118 minutes, BBFC Classification PG.
Eureka Entartainment, unknown catalog number (MoC98), unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, six single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 2, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, German language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops, six slimline DVD keepcases in cardboard slipcase, £49.99.
Release date: 25 January 2010.
Country of origin: England
This edition has been mastered from the same 35mm restoration materials prepared by the F.W. Murnau Stiftung as for the 2006 Kino International edition noted above.
Among the supplemental material is a short essay on the film by David Cairns.
North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.
United Kingdom: Click the logomark at right to purchase
this Region 2PAL DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk.