Anthony Asquith’s thriller stars Norah Baring and Uno Henning.
2007 DVD edition
A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929), black & white, 87 minutes, not rated,
with Silent Britain (2006), color and black & white, 88 minutes, not rated.
Kino International, K544, UPC 7-38329-05442-7.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $29.95.
Release date: 2 October 2007.
Country of origin: USA
This edition has been mastered from the 2006 British Film Institute 35mm restoration of the film, produced by Erich Sargeant.
The film is accompanied by a piano score composed and performed by Stephen Horne. Also included is a British Film Institute and BBC documentary, directed by David Thompson, on British films of the silent era.
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BFI Video Publishing, unknown catalogue number,
unknown UPC number, EAN 5.03567E+12.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 2PAL 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.
Release date: 26 May 2008.
Country of origin: England
The film are presented with a music score performed on piano by Stephen Horne.
The supplemental material includes Rush Hour (1941) an Asquith comedy film about workers coping with the British transportation system during World War II, Insight (1960) a study of Asquith at work with production footage and interviews, and an illustrated booklet including essays by Bryony Dixon and Geoffrey Macnab.
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 2PAL DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.