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Riders of the
Purple Sage

(1925)

 

This well-known western stars Tom Mix in Fox Film Corporation’s adaptation of the beloved Zane Grey novel.

coverSinister Cinema
2002 DVD edition

Riders of the Purple Sage (1925), black & white, 53 minutes, not rated.

Sinister Cinema, W549D, no UPC number.
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, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 10 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $11.95.
Release date: 2002.
Country of origin: USA

This edition has been mastered from a very-good 16mm reduction print with a broad greytone range and reasonable image details. Some of the brightest highlights are blown-out and the deepest shadows are plugged-up, but the print does look better than most vintage 16mm prints.

The film is accompanied by a cobbled-together score of preexisting film music.

 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is now OUT-OF-PRINT.
Other silent era TOM MIX films available on home video.

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

 
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