Sergei Eisenstein: Silent Classics, Volume One (1924-1928), black & white, 255 minutes total, BBFC Classification 12,
including Strike (1924), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification 12, Battleship Potemkin (1925), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification 12, and October (1928), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification 12.
Tartan Video, unknown catalogue number, unknown UPC number.
Three single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0PAL DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (? x ? pixels) interlaced? scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, DTS 5.1 surround sound, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound and Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, Russian language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops; three-disc DVD keepcase in cardboard slipcase?, £59.99.
Release date: 12 July 2010.
Country of origin: England
This DVD collection of Sergei Eisenstein films has likely been mastered from 35mm materials.
The films are accompanied by music scores composed by Ed Hughes and performed by the New Music Players, conducted by Patrick Bailey, with two alternative vintage soundtracks for Battleship Potemkin, one composed by Kryukov, the other by Edmund Meisel.
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