This collection of short and feature films starring Asta Nielsen will showcase her famed acting talents beyond her well-known appearance in The Joyless Street (1925).
Danish Film Institute
2005? DVD edition
Asta Nielsen (1910-1919), black & white, 191 minutes total, not rated,
including Afgrunden [The Abyss] (1910), black & white, 35 minutes, not rated, Balletdanserinden [The Ballet Dancer] (1911), black & white, 45 minutes, not rated, Det sorte Drøm [The Black Dream] (1911), black & white, 56 minutes, not rated, and Mod lyset [Toward the Light] (1919), black & white, 55 minutes, not rated.
Danish Film Institute, DFIASTAN, no UPC number.
One single-sided?, dual-layered?, Region 0PAL DVD 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 stereo? sound, Danish and English language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, DKK 159,00.
Release date: 2005?
Country of origin: Denmark
Four films starring the famous Asta Nielsen, including her debut film, have been released on PAL DVD by the Danish Film Institute.
The films are accompanied by music scores performed on piano by Ronen Thalmay.
North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.