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Romance of the Wasteland


This B-studio western, produced by Art Mix Productions, stars Art Mix with Alma Rayfield.

coverGrapevine Video
2010 DVD edition

Art Mix Double Feature (1924), black & white, 101 minutes total, not rated,
including Romance of the Wasteland (1924), black & white and color-tinted black & white, 46 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10387-2.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image aspect ratio 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, 8 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 2 April 2010.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a very-good but incomplete 35mm nitrate print, however the results of the older analog video transfer with its lower resolution are not much better than those from a very-good 16mm reduction print. The full-frame video transfer is slow to recover from density differences between shots and often their are blasted-out highlights. This edition would have benefited from an updated video transfer.

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

Currently, this the only known home video edition of Romance of the Wasteland.

This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from . . .
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