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Keystone Comedies
Volume 1


Contents: A Bird’s a Bird (1915), His Luckless Love (1915), A Lover’s Lost Control (1915), Droppington’s Family Tree (1915) and Her Torpedoed Love (1917).

coverGrapevine Video
2005 DVD edition

Keystone Comedies, Volume 1 (1915-1917), black & white, 101 minutes total, not rated,
including A Bird’s a Bird (1915), sepia-toned black & white, 15 minutes, not rated, His Luckless Love (1915), sepia-toned black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, A Lover’s Lost Control (1915), black & white, 27 minutes, not rated, Droppington’s Family Tree (1915), sepia-toned black & white, 27 minutes, not rated, and Her Torpedoed Love (1917) [1924 rerelease version], sepia-toned black & white, 24 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10092-5.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC 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, $12.95.
Release date: 2005.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R collection of Keystone comedies has been mastered from 16mm reduction prints, with many of the films colored in sepiatones.

Grapevine Video notes that the analog video transfers were made more than 20 years ago and are not as sharp as their recent products.

USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition from Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is also available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
Other KEYSTONE comedy films available on home video.

Other SHORT COMEDY FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

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