This Mack Sennett comedy stars Harry Gribbon and Alberta Vaughn, with Kewpie Morgan.
2009 DVD edition
Shifting Sands (1918), black & white, 47 minutes, not rated,
with Skylarking (1923) black & white, 11 minutes, not rated.
TeleVista, no catalog number, UPC 0-29502-22210-9.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, 5 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, no chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $19.95.
Release date: 28 April 2009.
Country of origin: USA
This edition has been mastered from a very-good 16mm reduction print.
The film is accompanied by a hodge-podge of preexisting recordings.
With as horrible as the main feature is, with its substandard source print, this comedy short is the only reason to buy this disc. Is that worth $20.00?
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