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Amusement Park Comedies from
the 1920s



Contents: The Sheik of Hollywood (1923), Tire Trouble (1924), Boys Will Be Joys (1925) and Beauty and the Bump (1927).

This collection of short comedies focuses on films with amusement parks backgrounds. Interesting as much for historical documentation as for laughs.

coverEncore Home Video
2003 DVD edition

Amusement Park Comedies from the 1920s (1923-1927), black & white, 58 minutes total, not rated
including The Sheik of Hollywood (1923), black & white, 17 minutes, not rated, Tire Trouble (1924), black & white, 6 minutes, not rated, Boys Will Be Joys (1925), black & white, 20 minutes, not rated, and Beauty and the Bump (1927), black & white, 16 minutes, not rated.

Encore Home Video, D 103, no UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 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 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $18.88.
Release date: 2003.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R collection appears to have been mastered from 16mm reduction prints.

The source print of Tire Trouble (1924) is an abbreviated Pathégrams reduction print.

The films are accompanied by music scores comprised of preexisting recordings.

This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from ENCORE HOME VIDEO.
Other OUR GANG films of the silent era available on home video.

Other SHORT COMEDY FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

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