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R.W. Paul
The Collected Films 1895-1908
(1895-1908)

 

Contents: The Derby (1895), Footpads (1895), Rough Sea at Dover (1895), Andalusian Dance (1896), Blackfriars Bridge (1896), Chirgwin the White-Eyed Kaffir (1896), Comic Costume Race (1896), Hyde Park Bicycling Scene (1896), Royal Train (1896), Scene on the River Thames, Showing the Rescue of a Child from Drowning (1896), A Sea Cove Near Lisbon (1896), The Twins’ Tea Party (1896), 2 A.M.; or, The Husband’s Return (1896), Westminster Bridge (1896), Cupid at the Wash Tub (1897), Fishermen and Boat at Port Said (1897), Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee (1897), A Wayfarer Compelled to Disrobe Partially (1897), Women Fetching Water from the Nile (1897), Come Along, Do! (1898), A Favourite Domestic Scene (1898), The Launch of H.M.S. Albion (1898), A Railway Collision (1898), The Sirdar’s Reception at Guildhall (1898), A Switchback Railway (1898), Tommy Atkins in the Park (1898), Reproductions of Incidents of the Boer War (1899), Upside-Down; or, The Human Flies (1899), Army Life; or, How Soldiers Are Made: Mounted Infantry (1900), Cronje’s Surrender to Lord Roberts (1900), Entry of the Scots’ Guards into Bloemfontein (1900), An Exciting Pillow Fight (1900), His Brave Defender (1900), Tetherball; or, Do-Do (1900), Artistic Creation (1901), The Cheese Mites; or, Liliputians in a London Restaurant (1901), The Countryman’s First Sight of the Animated Pictures (1901), The Deonzo Brothers in Their Wonderful Jumping Act (1901), The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901), The Magic Sword (1901), The Over-Incubated Baby (1901), Scrooge; or, Marley’s Ghost (1901) [incomplete], Undressing Extraordinary (1896), The Waif and the Wizard (1901), The Extraordinary Waiter (1902), His Only Pair (1902), A Chess Dispute (1903), Coronation Durbar at Delhi (1903), The Delhi Durbar (1903), An Extraordinary Cab Accident (1903), Hammerfest (1903), Kiddies’ Cakewalk (1903), Buy Your Own Cherries (1904), Drat That Boy (1904), Mr. Pecksniff Fetches the Doctor (1904), The Unfortunate Policeman (1905), Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations (1906), Is Spiritualism a Fraud? (1906), A Lively Quarter-Day (1906), The ‘?’ Motorist (1906), Return of T.R.H. the Prince and Princess of Wales (1906) and Whaling Afloat and Ashore (1908).

coverBFI Video Publishing
2006 DVD edition

R.W. Paul: The Collected Films 1895-1908 (1895-1908), black & white, 147 minutes total, BBFC Classification E,
including The Derby (1895), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Footpads (1895), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Rough Sea at Dover (1895), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Andalusian Dance (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Blackfriars Bridge (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Chirgwin the White-Eyed Kaffir (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Comic Costume Race (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Hyde Park Bicycling Scene (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Royal Train (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Scene on the River Thames, Showing the Rescue of a Child from Drowning (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Sea Cove Near Lisbon (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Twins’ Tea Party (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, 2 A.M.; or, The Husband’s Return (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Westminster Bridge (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Cupid at the Wash Tub (1897), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Fishermen and Boat at Port Said (1897), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee (1897), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Wayfarer Compelled to Disrobe Partially (1897), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Women Fetching Water from the Nile (1897), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Come Along, Do! (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Favourite Domestic Scene (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Launch of H.M.S. Albion (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Railway Collision (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Sirdar’s Reception at Guildhall (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Switchback Railway (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Tommy Atkins in the Park (1898), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Reproductions of Incidents of the Boer War (1899), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Upside-Down; or, The Human Flies (1899), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Army Life; or, How Soldiers Are Made: Mounted Infantry (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Cronje’s Surrender to Lord Roberts (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Entry of the Scots’ Guards into Bloemfontein (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, An Exciting Pillow Fight (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, His Brave Defender (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Tetherball; or, Do-Do (1900), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Artistic Creation (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Cheese Mites; or, Liliputians in a London Restaurant (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Countryman’s First Sight of the Animated Pictures (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Deonzo Brothers in Their Wonderful Jumping Act (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Magic Sword (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Over-Incubated Baby (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Scrooge; or, Marley’s Ghost (1901) [incomplete], black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Undressing Extraordinary (1896), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Waif and the Wizard (1901), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Extraordinary Waiter (1902), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, His Only Pair (1902), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Chess Dispute (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Coronation Durbar at Delhi (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Delhi Durbar (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, An Extraordinary Cab Accident (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Hammerfest (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Kiddies’ Cakewalk (1903), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Buy Your Own Cherries (1904), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Drat That Boy (1904), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Mr. Pecksniff Fetches the Doctor (1904), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The Unfortunate Policeman (1905), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations (1906), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Is Spiritualism a Fraud? (1906), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, A Lively Quarter-Day (1906), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, The ‘?’ Motorist (1906), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, Return of T.R.H. the Prince and Princess of Wales (1906), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E, and Whaling Afloat and Ashore (1908), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E.

BFI Video Publishing, BFIVD642,
UPC 5-035673-00624-5, EAN 5.03567E+12.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 2 PAL 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, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, £19.99 (reduced to £10.99).
Release date: 27 November 2006.
Country of origin: England

Produced for video by the BFI, this 2006 program presents the surviving films of pioneer British filmmaker R.W. Paul.

The film are presented with a music score performed on piano by Stephen Horne.

The supplmental material includes audio commentary by Professor Ian Christie, and an illustrated 24-page booklet with an essay by Christie and introductions to each of the films.

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 to purchase this Region 2 PAL DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.
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