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The Freshman
(1925)

 
coverThe Criterion Collection
2014 Blu-ray Disc / DVD edition

The Freshman (1925), black & white and color-toned black & white, 76 minutes, not rated.

The Criterion Collection, CC2346BDDVD, spine number 703,
UPC 7-15515-11291-8, ISBN 978-1-60465-808-8.
Pillarboxed 16:9 24FPS AVCHD / pillarboxed 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided Blu-ray Disc and two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region A / Region 1, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, three-disc plastic trays in cardboard wrap in cardboard slipcase, $29.95.
Release date: 25 March 2014.
Country of origin: USA

This BD/DVD combo edition has been mastered from the 1998 35mm restoration by the UCLA Film and Television Archive. The results are excellent.

The Freshman is presented with a music score composed by Carl Davis, and with optional audio commentary by Leonard Maltin, Richard Correll and Richard Bann.

At first glance, this BD/DVD home video edition is the best-available home video of this wonderful film, and we recommend it highly.

 
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coverNew Line Home Entertainment
2005 DVD edition

The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection, Volume 2 (1919-1930), black & white and color-toned black & white, 466 minutes total, not rated,
including The Freshman (1925), black & white and color-toned black & white, 76 minutes, not rated.

New Line Home Entertainment, N8447,
UPC 7-94043-84472-0, ISBN 0-7806-5290-8.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc and one dual-sided, dual-layered (side A)/single-layered (side B) DVD disc, Region 1, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, English and Spanish language subtitles, closed captions, chapter stops, two-disc standard DVD keepcase, $29.95.
Release date: 15 November 2005.
Country of origin: USA

This two-disc collection is mastered from 35mm restoration prints overseen by The Harold Lloyd Trust, which should represent the best-surviving prints of these seven Harold Lloyd shorts and feature films.

The Freshman is presented with a music score composed by Robert Israel, and with optional audio commentary by Leonard Maltin, Rich Correll and Richard Bann.

 
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Other silent era HAROLD LLOYD films available on home video.

Other COLLEGE-THEMED FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other silent film music scores by CARL DAVIS available on home video.

Other silent film music scores by ROBERT ISRAEL available on home video.
 
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