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The Shamrock
Handicap

(1926)

 

This John Ford romantic drama, one his few surviving silent era films, features Janet Gaynor, Leslie Fenton and J. Farrell MacDonald. Beginning in Ireland and ending on the horse racetrack, this pleasing film shows Ford’s versatility as director and storyteller.

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2009 DVD edition

The Shamrock Handicap (1926), black & white, 67 minutes, not rated.

eMoviez, no catalog number, 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, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $19.99.
Release date: 2009.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 7 / audio: 7 / additional content: 0 / overall: 7.

This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a very-good 16mm reduction print, which may originate from the 35mm print held by the Museum of Modern Art.

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

Better than most silent film DVD-R discs, we recommend this edition of The Shamrock Handicap.

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