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Broadway
(1929)

 

This musical drama, directed by Paul Fejos, features Glenn Tryon, Evelyn Brent, Merna Kennedy, Robert Ellis, Otis Harlan and Fritz Feld.

coverThe Criterion Collection
2012 Blu-ray Disc edition

Lonesome (1928), black & white and color-tinted black & white, 69 minutes, not rated,
with The Last Performance (1929), black & white, 60 minutes, not rated, and Broadway (1929), black & white, 104 minutes, not rated.

The Criterion Collection, CC2174BD, spine number 623,
UPC 7-15515-09791-8, ISBN 978-1-60465-621-3.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region A Blu-ray Disc, 16:9 aspect ratio image in pillarboxed 1.19:1 (1920 x 1080 pixels) progressive scan AVCHD MPEG-4 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, uncompressed LPCM 1.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard BD keepcase, $39.95.
Release date: 28 August 2012.
Country of origin: USA

This Blu-ray Disc edition has been digitally mastered from a 35mm print. The film was produced in sound and silent versions; this presentation utilizes the sound version overall with a soundtrack synchronization of the final silent version reel to replace the final sound version reel, which has not survived.

The film is accompanied by its original synchronized soundtrack.

The disc includes Paul Fejos’ Lonesome (1928) and The Last Performance (1929) starring Conrad Veidt.

The supplemental material includes a 32-page booklet featuring essays by film critic Philip Lopate and historian Graham Petrie and an excerpt from a 1962 interview with Paul Fejos.

 
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coverThe Criterion Collection
2012 DVD edition

Lonesome (1928), black & white and color-tinted black & white, 69 minutes, not rated,
with The Last Performance (1929), black & white, 60 minutes, not rated, and Broadway (1929), black & white, 104 minutes, not rated.

The Criterion Collection, spine number 623,
unknown UPC number.
Two single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD discs, 1.19:1 aspect ratio image in pillarboxed 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) progressive? scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, French language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; plastic DVD trays in cardboard wrapper with cardboard slipcase?, $29.95.
Release date: 28 August 2012.
Country of origin: USA
This DVD edition has been digitally mastered from a 35mm print.

The film is accompanied by a music score composed and performed by Donald Sosin.

The disc includes Paul Fejos’ Lonesome (1928) and The Last Performance (1929) starring Conrad Veidt.

The supplemental material includes a 32-page booklet featuring essays by film critic Philip Lopate and historian Graham Petrie and an excerpt from a 1962 interview with Paul Fejos.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 DVD edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 DVD edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
 
United Kingdom: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.
 
 
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