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Eerie Tales
(1919)

 

Conrad Veidt stars in this Richard Oswald film that also features Anita Berber, Reinhold Schünzel, Hugo Döblin, Paul Morgan and Georg John.

Sinister Cinema
2000 DVD edition

Eerie Tales [Unheimliche Geschichten] (1919), black & white, 98 minutes, not rated.

Sinister Cinema, H477, no UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in windowboxed 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, PCM 2.0 mono sound, German language intertitles, permanent English language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $16.95.
Release date: 2000
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a very-good 35mm print with German intertitles, which is of reasonable image detail and greyscale range. The top of the picture is a little more cropped than it should be.

The film is accompanied by a music score compiled from preexisting film sources.

Not bad for a small company disc, this DVD is recommended until a higher quality edition is released.

 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from SINISTER CINEMA.
Alpha Video
2018 DVD edition

Eerie Tales [Unheimliche Geschichten] (1919), black & white, 97 minutes, not rated.

Alpha Home Entertainment, ALP 8025D, UPC 0-89218-80259-0.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in windowboxed 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, PCM 2.0 mono sound, German language intertitles, permanent English language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $7.98.
Release date: 16 January 2018
Country of origin: USA
This DVD-R edition has likely been mastered from a 16mm reduction print.

The film is likely accompanied by a compiled music score of preexisting recordings.

 
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Other silent era CONRAD VEIDT films available on home video.

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

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