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Shorts of
Christmas Past

8 Holiday Shorts
(1901-1915)

 

Contents: [The Birth] (1901), The Night Before Christmas (1905), A Trap for Santa (1909), A Christmas Carol (1910), A Christmas Accident (1912), [The Christmas Miracle] (1912), The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914) and Santa Claus vs. Cupid (1915).

Largely a duplication of a similar DVD release from Kino International, this collection of Christmas-themed silent era films can be enjoyed in December and also throughout the year.

coverGrapevine Video
2010 DVD edition

Shorts of Christmas Past: 8 Holiday Shorts (1901-1915), black & white, 93 minutes total, not rated,
including [The Birth] (1901), black & white, 7 minutes, not rated, The Night Before Christmas (1905), black & white, 10 minutes, not rated, A Trap for Santa (1909), black & white, 13 minutes, not rated, A Christmas Carol (1910), black & white, 13 minutes, not rated, A Christmas Accident (1912), black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, [The Christmas Miracle] (1912), color-tinted black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, The Adventure of the Wrong Santa Claus (1914), black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, and Santa Claus vs. Cupid (1915), color-tinted black & white, 14 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10423-7.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD 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, $14.95.
Release date: 2010.
Country of origin: USA
The DVD-R collection has likely been transferred from 16mm prints.

The films are likely to be accompanied by soundtracks compiled from preexisting recordings.

 
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