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The
Chechahcos

(1924)

 

The Chechahcos (1924) is a feature fiction film production of the Alaska Moving Picture Corporation, shot in Alaska and directed by Lewis H. Moomaw (who was involved in other independent production companies located in the Pacific Northwest). A young ‘orphaned’ girl grows up in Alaska to discover love and a lost mother.

coverNational Film Preservation Foundation
2000/2005 DVD edition

Treasures from American Film Archives (1893-1960), black & white and color, 642 minutes, not rated,
including The Chechahcos (1924), black & white, 86 minutes, not rated.

National Film Preservation Foundation, distributed by Image Entertainment, NATD9706DVD (rereleased as NATD0918DVD), UPC 0-14381-97062-3 (rereleased as 0-14381-09182-3).
Four single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, 6 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo and mono sound, English language intertitles (silent era films), no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; four cardboard wrapped plastic trays with 150-page book of program notes (rereleased with four smaller bookets) in cardboard slipcase, $99.99 (rereleased at $69.95).
Release date: 3 October 2000 (rereleased 10 May 2005).
Country of origin: USA

This DVD edition was transferred full-frame from a 1999 35mm preservation print prepared from a recently-discovered excellent (though slightly flat) 35mm print.

 
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