Reviews of silent film releases on home video.
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|The F.W. Murnau
Contents: Nosferatu (1922), The Last Laugh (1924), Tartuffe (1926), Faust (1926) and Tabu (1931).
This boxset includes five films directed by F.W. Murnau that span his career, four released by Kino International and one by Milestone Film & Video.
|2003 Kino on Video DVD edition
The F.W. Murnau Collection (1922-1931), color-tinted black & white, color-tinted black & white and black & white, 444 minutes total, not rated,
including Nosferatu (1922), color-tinted black & white, 93 minutes, not rated, The Last Laugh (1924), black & white, 91 minutes, not rated, Tartuffe (1926), color-toned black & white, 63 minutes, not rated, Faust (1926), black & white, 116 minutes, not rated, and Tabu (1931), black & white, 81 minutes, not rated.
Kino International, unknown catalog number, UPC 7-38329-03212-8.
Ratings (1-10): video: 8 / audio: 8 / additional content: 7 / overall: 8.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, five single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 1, 5.5 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, five standard DVD keepcases in cardboard slipcase, $119.95.
DVD release date: 11 November 2003.
Country of origin: USA