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American Silent
Horror Collection

(1920-1998)

 

Contents: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), The Penalty (1920), The Cat and the Canary (1927), The Man Who Laughs (1928), Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pride (1925), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) and Kingdom of Shadows (1998).

coverKino International
2007 DVD edition

American Silent Horror Collection (1920-1998), black & white, color-toned black & white, and color-tinted and color-toned black & white, ? minutes total, not rated,
including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), color-toned black & white, 73 minutes, not rated, The Penalty (1920), color-tinted and color-toned black & white, 93 minutes, not rated, The Cat and the Canary (1927), color-toned black & white, 80 minutes, not rated, and The Man Who Laughs (1928), black & white, 110 minutes, not rated, with Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pride (1925), black & white, 21 minutes, not rated, and exerpts from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), black & white, 10 minutes, not rated, and Kingdom of Shadows (1998), black & white and color, ? minutes, not rated.

Kino International, no catalog number, unknown UPC number.
Five single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1 NTSC DVD discs, 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; five slimline DVD keepcases in cardboard slipcase, $49.95.
Release date: 9 October 2007.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD boxset includes three previously-released horror films from Kino International in addition to the Photoplay Productions presentation of The Cat and the Canary (1927), which makes its home video debut separately and as the fourth feature film in this set.

For our reviews of the individual discs in the boxset, see our Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on home video, The Penalty on home video, The Cat and the Canary on home video, and The Man Who Laughs on home video pages.

The boxset includes the only DVD edition of Bret Wood’s documentary Kingdom of Shadows (1998), previously released on VHS home video, which includes exerpts from more than 50 cinematic horror classics.

 
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