This volume focuses on the animation and live-action films of Wladislaw Starewicz.
The Milestone Cinematheque
2008 DVD edition
Early Russian Cinema, Volume 3 (1908-1917), black & white, 61 minutes total, not rated,
including The Dragonfly and the Ant [Strekova i muravei] (1913), black & white, 6 minutes, not rated, Christmas Eve [Noch’pered rozhdestvom] (1913), black & white, 41 minutes, not rated, and The Lily of Belgium [Liliia Bel’gii] (1915), black & white, 14 minutes, not rated.
Milestone Film & Video, Mile012D, UPC 7-84148-00124-1.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0NTSC 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 stereo sound, Russian language intertitles, permanent English language subtitles, chapter stops; slimline DVD keepcase, $24.95.
Release date: 2008
Country of origin: USA
Originally produced for home video by the British Film Institute in 1991 and released in the USA on VHS videotape by Milestone Film & Video, this ten-volume (nine-disc) collection of prerevolutionary Russian film productions is now available on NTSC DVD-R discs.
The film are accompanied with piano music scores by Neil Brand.