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Notable
Early Sound Films
Released on
Home Video

 
A select listing of early sound films currently in release and announced for release in North America on Region 1 or Region 0 DVDs. Some later sound films are listed for their related interest to the silent era.

Updated: 9 July 2017

 

ACME DVD WORKS

Bird of Paradise (1932)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

 

AIKMAN ARCHIVE

The Taming of the Shrew (1929)

 

ALPHA VIDEO

Alias — The Bad Man (1931)
The Animal Kingdom (1932)
Bird of Paradise (1932)
Branded Men (1931)
The Death Kiss (1932)
The Girl from Calgary (1932)
The Great Gabbo (1929)
Hell-Fire Austin (1932)
Hell’s Headquarters (1932)
The King Murder (1932)
The Last of the Mohicans (1932)
The Lost Zeppelin (1929)
Millie (1931)
The Montana Kid (1931)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
Murder at Midnight (1931)
Party Girl (1930)
Phantom of the Desert (1930)
The Speckled Band (1931)
Svengali (1931)
Texas Gunfighter (1932)
White Zombie (1932)

 

A2ZCDS

Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Africa Speaks (1930)
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
The Hard Hombre (1931)
The Local Bad Man (1932)
The Phantom Express (1932)
The Stoker (1932)
The Thirteenth Guest (1932)
White Zombie (1932)

 

COLUMBIA TRISTAR HOME VIDEO

Texas Cyclone (1932)

 

CRITERION COLLECTION

M (1931)
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
W.C. Fields: 6 Short Films with
The Golf Specialist (1930), The Dentist (1932), The Pharmacist (1933), The Barber Shop (1933), The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933) and Pool Sharks (1915)

 

DVD INTERNATIONAL

Titanic: Disaster in the Atlantic (1929)

 

FLICKER ALLEY

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

 

KINO LORBER

Abraham Lincoln (1930) [Blu-ray Disc]
Abraham Lincoln (1930) [DVD]
Alibi (1929)
Applause (1929)
Be Yourself (1930)
The Blue Angel (1930)
The Great Gabbo (1929)
The Lottery Bride (1930)
Love Me Tonight (1932)
The Old Dark House (1932)
Cavalacade of Comedy: The Paramount
Comedy Shorts
(1929-1933)
Prix de Beauté (1930)
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin:
The Paramount Comedy Shorts
(1928-1941)
The Struggle (1931)

 

LASERLIGHT DIGITAL  /  DELTA ENTERTAINMENT

Blackmail (1929)
Murder! (1930)
Number Seventeen (1931)
The Skin Game (1931)

 

MADACY ENTERTAINMENT

The Front Page (1931)
Indiscreet (1931)

 

MILESTONE FILM & VIDEO

The Bat Whispers (1930)
[features both the 35mm 1.33:1 aspect ratio and 65mm Magnifilm 2.13:1 aspect ratio versions]
The Silent Enemy (1930)
Tonight or Never (1931)
With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)

 

NAVARRE CORPORATION

A Farewell to Arms (1932)
The Flying Scotsman (1929)
The Racketeer (1929)

 

NORTHEAST HISTORIC FILM

From Stump to Ship (1930)

 

ROAN GROUP

Svengali (1931)
The Vagabond Lover (1929)

 

THUNDERBEAN HOME VIDEO

Aesop’s Fables: From the Van Beuren Studio, Volume 1 (1929-1932)

 

20th CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT

After Tomorrow (1932)
Bad Girl (1931)
The Big Trail (1930)
In Old Arizona (1928)
Liliom (1930)
Song o’ My Heart (1930)
They Had to See Paris (1929)
Young America (1932)

 

UNIVERSAL HOME VIDEO

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

 

WARNER HOME VIDEO

Anna Christie (1930)
The Broadway Melody (1929)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)
The Public Enemy (1931)

 

WESTLAKE VIDEO

Blackmail (1929)

 

WHIRLWIND MEDIA

Blackmail (1929)
Juno and the Paycock (1929)

 
 
DVD-R
DVD-Rs are playable in most DVD players
 

eMOVIEZ

Air Eagles (1931)
Atlantic (1929)
Behind the Makeup (1930)
The Big Pond (1930)
Bird of Paradise (1932)
The Broken Wing (1932)
Bulldog Drummond (1929)
The Canary Murder Case (1929)
Charley’s Aunt (1930)
Charming Sinners (1929)
City Streets (1931)
Command Performance (1931)
Confessions of a Co-Ed (1931)
The Conquering Horde (1931)
Convicted (1931)
Cynara (1932)
Dancers in the Dark (1932)
Dangerous Curves (1929)
Dangerous Paradise (1930)
Darkened Rooms (1929)
Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
Dirigible (1931)
Dude Ranch (1931)
Evenings for Sale (1932)
Extravagance (1930)
The False Madonna (1932)
Finn and Hattie (1931)
Flight (1929)
Follow Thru (1930)
For the Defense (1930)
The Four Feathers (1929)
Gentlemen of the Press (1929)
The Girl Habit (1931)
Girls About Town (1931)
Graft (1931)
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
Gun Smoke (1931)
Heads Up (1930)
Hell Harbor (1930)
High Voltage (1929)
The Hole in the Wall (1929)
Huckleberry Finn (1931)
Husband’s Holiday (1931)
Hypnotized (1932)
Interference (1928)
Iron Man (1931)
King of Jazz (1930)
Ladies Love Brutes (1930)
Ladies of Leisure (1930)
Ladies of the Big House (1932)
The Lady Lies (1929)
The Lawyer’s Secret (1931)
Madame Butterfly (1932)
Madison Square Garden (1932)
The Magnificent Lie (1931)
The Man Called Back (1932)
The Man from Yesterday (1932)
Me and My Gal (1932)
The Mighty (1929)
The Miracle Man (1932)
The Misleading Lady (1932)
Mother’s Millions (1931)
Murder by the Clock (1931)
Newly Rich [Forbidden Adventure] (1931)
The Night of June 13 (1932)
No Limit (1931)
No One Man (1932)
Once a Lady (1931)
One Heavenly Night (1931)
Personal Maid (1931)
The Phantom President (1932)
Playboy of Paris (1930)
Pointed Heels (1930)
Police Court (1932)
Probation (1932)
The Riding Tornado (1932)
Roadhouse Nights (1930)
The Road to Reno (1931)
Rogue of the Rio Grande (1930)
The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)
Safety in Numbers (1930)
Sarah and Son (1930)
The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
Scandal Sheet (1931)
The Sea God (1930)
The Secret Call (1931)
Secrets of a Secretary (1931)
Seven Days Leave (1930)
70,000 Witnesses (1932)
Sherlock Holmes (1932)
Sky Bride (1932)
Sky Devils (1932)
Slightly Scarlet (1930)
The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)
Stolen Heaven (1931)
The Strange Case of Clara Deane (1932)
Strangers in Love (1932)
Street of Chance (1930)
Street Scene (1931)
The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)
Sweetie (1929)
The Thoroughbred (1930)
Thrill of Youth (1932)
Thunder Below (1932)
Tom Sawyer (1930)
Touchdown! (1931)
True to the Navy (1930)
Under-Cover Man (1932)
Up for Murder! (1931)
Vice Squad (1931)
The Virginian (1929)
The Virtuous Sin (1930)
Wayward (1932)
What Men Want (1930)
Young Desire (1930)

 

GRAPEVINE VIDEO

Around the World in 80 Minutes (1931)
The Fighting Legion (1930)
The Flying Fool (1929)
The Racketeer (1929)
Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)
Sweethearts on Parade (1930)
Ten Nights in a Bar-Room (1931)

 

LOVING THE CLASSICS

The Black Watch (1929)
Salute (1929)

 

SINISTER CINEMA

The Crusader (1932)
East of Borneo (1931)
Fantomas (1932)
King of the Wild (1931)
The Lost Zeppelin (1929)
The Phantom of the West (1931)
Svengali (1931)

 

WARNER HOME VIDEO

Are You Listening? (1932)
Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)
Fast Life (1932)
Flying High (1931)
The Girl Said No (1930)
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
Laughing Sinners (1931)
Let Us Be Gay (1930)
Navy Blues (1929)
On with the Show (1929)
Paid (1930)
Possessed (1931)
Remote Control (1930)
Rio Rita (1929)
Sally (1929)
Say It with Songs (1929)
The Show of Shows (1929)
The Singing Fool (1928)
So Long, Letty (1929)
Sunny (1930)
They Learned About Women (1930)
This Modern Age (1931)
The Unholy Three (1930)

 
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