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coverBritish Film Institute
2013 Blu-ray Disc / DVD edition

Underground (1928), black & white, 93 minutes, BBFC Classification PG.

British Film Institute, BFIB1036, UPC 5-035673-01036-5.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Regions ABC Blu-ray Disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in pillarboxed 16:9 (1920 x 1080 pixels) 24fps progressive scan AVCHD MPEG-4 format, ? Mbps average bit rate, 448 kbps audio bit rate (DTS-HD) and 320kbps audio bit rate (PCM), DTS-HD Master Sound 5.1 surround sound and PCM 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; and one single-sided, dual-layered, Region 2 PAL DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (? x ? pixels) progressive? scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, 448 and 320 kbps audio bit rates, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; dual-disc BD keepcase, £19.95.
Release date: 17 June 2013.
Country of origin: England

This all-region Blu-ray Disc / PAL DVD edition has been mastered from a very-good to excellent 35mm print restored by the British Film Institute.

The film is presented with a music score performed on piano by Neil Brand, and with an alternative music score by Chris Watson.

The supplemental material includes previously unseen footage of Anthony Asquith as a child; The Premier and His Little Son (1909-12) (1 minute); A Trip on the Metropolitan Railway (1910) (13 minutes, DVD only); Scenes at Piccadilly Circus and Hyde Park Corner (1930-32) (6 minutes, DVD only); Seven More Stations (1948) (12 minutes, DVD only), a film about the expansion of the Central Line beyond Stratford; a documentary about the tube’s nightshift workers, Under Night Streets (1958) (20 minutes); the featurette Restoring Underground (2009) (9 minutes); and an illustrated booklet featuring film notes and new essays by Christian Wolmar and Neil Brand.

United Kingdom: Click the logomark to purchase this Regions ABC Blu-ray Disc / Region 2 PAL DVD edition from
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