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McVeagh of the
South Seas

[Brute Island]
(1914)

 

This South Seas drama was written and directed by Harry Carey, and stars Harry Carey, Kathleen Butler, Herbert Russell, Fern Foster and Jack Terry.

Grapevine Video
2014 DVD edition

McVeagh of the South Seas [Brute Island] (1914), black & white, 58 minutes, not rated,
with Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs (1918), black & white, 14 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-00022-5.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 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, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 8 August 2014.
Country of origin: USA
This remastered edition has likely been transferred from a 16mm reduction print. The new digital transfer has been promoted as being clearer and as being from higher quality source material.

The film is likely accompanied by a soundtrack compiled from preexisting recordings.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
Alpha Video
2013 DVD edition

McVeagh of the South Seas [Brute Island] (1914), black & white, 64 minutes, not rated.

Alpha Home Entertainment, ALP 6936D, UPC 0-89218-69369-3.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 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, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 6 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $7.98.
Release date: 26 February 2013.
Country of origin: USA

This edition has been mastered from an 8mm reduction print of the rerelease version of the film.

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

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
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Grapevine Video
2003 DVD edition

McVeagh of the South Seas [Brute Island] (1914), black & white, 58 minutes, not rated,
with Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs (1918), black & white, 14 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-00022-5.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 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, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $16.95 (reduced to $14.95).
Release date: 2003.
Country of origin: USA
This edition has likely been mastered from a 16mm reduction print.

The film is likely accompanied by a soundtrack compiled from preexisting recordings.

 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is now OUT-OF-PRINT.
 
 
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