the Flames 54 Rare and Restored
Contents: Card Party (1896), Exiting the Factory (1896), Arrival of a Train (1897), Cyrano de Bergerac (1900), Danse Serpentine (1900), Kobelkoff (1900), Excelsior! — Prince of Magicians (1901), The Tallion Punishment (1906), The Dancing Pig (1907), I Fetch the Bread (1907), Kiriki, Japanese Acrobats (1907), La Marseillaise (1907), An Excursion to the Moon (1908), Fantasmagorie (1908), The Monkey Race (1909), The Seine Flood (1910), The Automatic Moving Company (1911), Artheme Swallows His Clarinet (1912), For His Son (1912), The Heart of an Indian (1912), Suspense (1913), Kid’s Auto Race (1914), Over the Top (A Battle with the Elements) (1915), Montmartre’s Kids (1916), A Visit to Los Angeles (1916), The Pest (1922), Cartoon Factory (1924), The Dirigible Los Angeles (1924), Lizzies of the Field (1924), In the Land of Giants and Pygmies (1925), Stolen Kisses (circa 1920s), Charles A. Lindbergh, Hero of the Air (1927), Technicolor Fashion Parade (1927), The Firemen of the Follies-Bergère (1928), Black and Tan (1929), In the Orient (1929), Radi-Ators (1929), Ain’t She Sweet (1932), Meet Me Down at Coney Isle (1932), California Election News #2 (1934), Louis Armstrong in Copenhagen (1934), Balloonland (1935), Cette nuit-la (1935), Clo-Cloche (1935), Master Hands (1936), MGM Promo Reel (1936), Play Safe (1936), Philips Broadcast of 1938 (1938), Week-End (1938), Jazz Hot (1939), Dear Arabella (1942), Yankee Doodler (1942), Rosie the Riveter (1943) and Hell Bent for Election (1944).
2008 DVD edition
Saved from the Flames: 54 Rare and Restored Films 1896-1944 (1896-1944), black & white, color-tinted black & white, color-toned black & white, color-tinted-and-toned black & white, and color, 420 minutes total, not rated,
Flicker Alley, FA0006,
UPC 6-17311-67339-9, ISBN 1-893967-33-6.
Three single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0NTSC DVD discs, 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, French and Italian language intertitles (some films), English language subtitles (some films), chapter stops; three-disc standard DVD keepcase, $49.95.
Release date: 22 January 2008.
Country of origin: USA
This collection of 54 films, culled from Lobster Films’ Retour de Flamme home video series, groups diverse films into presentations entitled “New Beginnings,” “Magical Movies,” “Seeing the World,” “Laughing Like We Used To,” “Drawings and Models,” “Grace Notes,” “Persuade Me,” and “Tell Me a Story.”
This collection is an absolute necessity for anyone fascinated by early film technologies, and is many times worth the price of admission.
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