This collection of short comedies focuses on films with amusement parks backgrounds. Interesting as much for historical documentation as for laughs.
Encore Home Video
2003 DVD edition
Amusement Park Comedies from the 1920s (1923-1927), black & white, 58 minutes total, not rated
including The Sheik of Hollywood (1923), black & white, 17 minutes, not rated, Tire Trouble (1924), black & white, 6 minutes, not rated, Boys Will Be Joys (1925), black & white, 20 minutes, not rated, and Beauty and the Bump (1927), black & white, 16 minutes, not rated.
Encore Home Video, D 103, no UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $18.88.
Release date: 2003.
Country of origin: USA
This DVD-R edition appears to have been mastered from 16mm reduction prints.
The source print of Tire Trouble (1924) is an abbreviated Pathégrams reduction print.
The films are accompanied by music scores comprised of preexisting recordings.