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Fantômas
(1913)

 

Louis Feuillade’s three-part crime serial stars René Navarre as Fantômas.

coverKino International
2010 DVD edition

Fantômas (1913), black & white, 337 minutes, not rated.

Kino International, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, three single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region o, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, plastic trays in cardboard wrappers in storage slipcase, $54.99.
Release date: 21 September 2010.
Country of origin: USA
This DVD edition of the French crime serial has been mastered from excellent 35mm print materials.

The supplemental section includes two Feuillade shorts, The Nativity (1910) and The Dwarf (1912), the documentary Louis Feuillade: Master of Many Forms (10 minutes), and a stills gallery.

 
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This Region 1 NTSC DVD edition is also available directly from KINO LORBER.
Artificial Eye
2006 DVD edition

Fantômas (1913), black & white, 335 minutes, BBFC Classification PG.

Artificial Eye, ART 299 DVD, UPC 5-021866-299303.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 2, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, French language intertitles, English language subtitles, chapter stops, two-disc standard DVD keepcase, £29.99.
Release date: 20 February 2006.
Country of origin: England
This edition may be effectively identical to the Gaumont edition noted below.

The discs also contain an introduction by Kim Newman, a Feuillade biography, and an image gallery.

North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.

 
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Gaumont International
2000 DVD edition

Fantômas (1913), black & white, 335 minutes, not rated.

Gaumont Columbia Tristar Home Video,
unknown catalog number, UPC 3-333297-870658.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 2, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, French language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, plastic trays in cardboard wrappers in storage slipcase, €54,99.
Release date: 20 March 2000.
Country of origin: France
This French edition, mastered from 35mm elements, has been restored by Gaumont and La Cinématheque française.

North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.

This edition is now out-of-print.

 
France: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 2 PAL DVD edition from Amazon.fr. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
Other FRENCH FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

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

 
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