Silent Era Information*Progressive Silent Film List*Lost Films*People*Theaters
Taylorology*Articles*Home Video*Books*Store*Search
 
 
Silent Era Home Page  >  Home Video  >  Skinner’s Dress Suit
 
Silent Era Films on Home Video
Reviews of silent film releases on home video.
Copyright © 1999-2017 by Carl Bennett
and the Silent Era Company.
All Rights Reserved.

Skinner’s
Dress Suit

(1926)

 

Reginald Denny and Laura LaPlante star as a social-climbing couple who Charleston their way into success and society.

coverSunrise Silents
2008 DVD edition

Skinner’s Dress Suit (1926), color-tinted black & white, 69 minutes, not rated,
with His Hidden Purpose (1918), color-tinted black & white, 12 minutes, not rated.

Sunrise Silents, SDSL-N (NTSC) or SDSL-P (PAL), no UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC or PAL DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in windowboxed 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, PCM 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 6 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $23.95.
Release date: 9 September 2008.
Country of origin: USA

This edition has been mastered from a very-good original Show-At-Home 16mm reduction print.

The film is accompanied by a seamlessly compiled music score performed on MIDI synthesizers.

Not great, but this is the best-looking edition of Skinner’s Dress Suit available on home video.

 
SUNRISE SILENTS has discontinued business and this edition is OUT-OF-PRINT.
coverGrapevine Video
2007 DVD edition

Skinner’s Dress Suit (1926), black & white, 88 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10264-6.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in windowboxed 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, 12 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 2007.
Country of origin: USA

This budget edition has been mastered from a good 16mm reduction print that is soft in image details.

The presentation is accompanied by a compilation music score of 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.
 
 
Silent Era Home Page  >  Home Video  >  Skinner’s Dress Suit
 

SUPPORT SILENT ERA
USING THESE LINKS
WHEN SHOPPING AT
AMAZON

AmazonUS
AmazonCA
AmazonUK

Sherlock Holmes (1916) BD/DVD Combo

Silent Era Ads
Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology (1902-1943). Films by Blaché, Weber, Dulac and more!
 
AVAILABLE
from Amazon

The Lost World BD

Beggars of Life BD

Beggars of Life DVD

Variete BD

The Lodger BD

Zaza BD

The Sheik BD

Son of the Sheik BD

Metropolis on Blu-Ray Disc

Keaton on Blu-Ray Disc

Chaplin at Keystone

*