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Nickelodia
Volume 2
(1909-1915)
 

Contents: The Light That Came (1909), Fate’s Turning (1911), As a Boy Dreams (1911), Little Dove’s Romance (1911), Peeping Pete (1913) and The Hazards of Helen [Episode 9: “The Leap from the Water Tower”] (1915).

Assembled as a representation of a typical nickelodeon programme, this collection of dramas and a comedy makes for a quick overview of short films produced in the earliest days of the American feature film era, the end of Nickelodeon era.
2007 Unknown Video DVD edition

Nickelodia, Volume 2 (1909-1915), black & white, 100 minutes total, not rated,
including The Light That Came (1909), black & white, 13 minutes, not rated, Fate’s Turning (1911), black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, As a Boy Dreams (1911), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Little Dove’s Romance (1911), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, Peeping Pete (1913), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, and The Hazards of Helen [Episode 9: “The Leap from the Water Tower”] (1915), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Unknown Video, no catalog number, no UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD-R disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $18.95 (raised to $19.95).
DVD release date: 14 May 2007.
Country of origin: USA

This public-domain edition has been mastered from fine-grain 16mm reduction prints.

The Light That Came (1909) has been transferred from a good to very-good 16mm reduction print.

Fate’s Turning (1911) has been transferred from a good to very-good 16mm reduction print.

The films are accompanied by music scores performed on piano by Frederick Hodges.

 
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Other silent era D.W. GRIFFITH films available on home video.

Other silent era MARY PICKFORD films available on home video.

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

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

Other KEYSTONE comedy films available on home video.
 
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