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Master of the
House

(1925)

 
The Criterion Collection
2014 Blu-ray Disc / DVD edition

Master of the House (1925),
black & white, 107 minutes, not rated.

The Criterion Collection, 706, UPC 7-15515-11481-3.
Pillarboxed 16:9 AVCHD MPEG-4 format, one single-sided Blu-ray Disc, Region A, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, uncompressed 2.0 stereo sound, and full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc, Region 1, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 20 chapter stops, dual-disc standard BD keepcase, $39.95.
Release date: 22 April 2014.
Country of origin: USA

This Blu-ray Disc and DVD combo edition has been mastered from a 2K high-definition video transfer from a duplicate 35mm negative, with conflated inserts from other prints. A substantial amount of work on image stabilization and the digital removal of dust, scratches and speckling has been performed.

The film is accompanied with a reconstruction by Gilliam B. Anderson of the original music score, performed on piano by Sara Davis Buechner. The soundtrack is presented in uncompressed stereo on the Blu-ray Disc.

The supplemental material includes an interview with Casper Tybjerg, a visual essay by David Bordwell, and a booklet essay by Mark La Fanu.

 
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British Film Institute
2006 DVD edition

Master of the House (1925),
black & white, 92 minutes, BBFC Classification U,
with Good Mothers (1942), black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, They Caught the Ferry (1948), black & white, 11 minutes, not rated, and Torben Skjdt Jensen [My Metier] (1995), color and black & white, 94 minutes, not rated.

BFI Video Publishing, BFIVD684,
UPC 5-035673-006641, ISBN 5035673006641.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc, Region 2, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, Danish language intertitles, English language subtitles, 10 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, £19.99.
Release date: 13 March 2006.
Country of origin: England

This quality PAL edition has been mastered from the best materials available.

The film is accompanied by a modern music score.

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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Madman Entertainment
2008 DVD edition

Master of the House (1925),
black & white, 92 minutes, Rated PG (Aust),
with Good Mothers (1942), black & white, 11 minutes, not rated, The Fight Against Cancer (1947), black & white, 11 minutes, not rated, and Carl Th. Dreyer (1966), black & white, 29 minutes, nor rated.

Madman Entertainment,
unknown catalogue number, unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 PAL, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc, Region 4, ? Mbps average video bit rate, 224 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, optional English language subtitles (supplementary material), chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $34.95 Aust.
Release date: 14 February 2008.
Country of origin: Australia
This Region 4 PAL edition has been mastered from an older print with English intertitles.

The film is accompanied by a music score by Lars Fjeldmose performed on piano.

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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Other silent era CARL THEODOR DREYER films available on home video.

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

 
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