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Triple Feature
Drama Classics

Volume 8
(1925-1926)

 

Contents: The Lost World (1925), The Eagle (1925) and The Lodger (1926).

Navarre Corporation has released a line of budget triple feature DVDs whose collective content spans from the silent era to latter day camp classics. The quality ranges from the usual budget video 16mm reduction prints to transfers of surprising quality (for budget video) from 35mm prints.

This collection is of drama films of unrelated genres. — Carl Bennett

Navarre Corporation
2002 DVD edition

Triple Feature Drama Classics, Volume 8 (1925-1926), black & white and color-toned black & white, 230 minutes total, not rated,
including The Lost World (1925), color-toned black & white, 69 minutes, not rated, The Eagle (1925), black & white, 81 minutes, not rated, and The Lodger (1926), black & white, 80 minutes, not rated.

Navarre Corporation, 1631, UPC 7-41027-16319-3.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1 NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, 3 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $9.98.
Release date: 16 April 2002.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 4 / audio: 5 / additional content: 0 / overall: 5.

Our review of this edition of The Lost World (1925) appears on our The Lost World on home video page.

Our review of this edition of The Eagle (1925) appears on our The Eagle on home video page.

Our review of this edition of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger (1926) appears on our The Lodger on home video page.

This budget collection, with its passable transfers of substandard 16mm prints, will be just watchable and thus a good buy for the undiscerning, but quality-conscious collectors will want to bypass it in favor of the better DVD editions that are available, especially of The Lost World.

 
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Other silent era ALFRED HITCHCOCK films available on home video.

Other RUDOLPH VALENTINO films available on home video.

Other BRITISH FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other SCIENCE FICTION and FANTASY FILMS of the silent era available on home video.
 
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