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The Silent Western
Volume 1


Contents: Get Your Man (1920), Fight It Out (1920), Ridin’ Mad (1924) [abridged 1931 rerelease version], Battling Travers (1925) The Ore Raiders (1927).

This collection of short westerns is highlighted by the appearances of Yakima Canutt and Hoot Gibson. Of note, The Ore Raiders was directed by William Wyler.

coverGrapevine Video
200? DVD edition

The Silent Western, Volume 1 (1920-1927), black & white and color-tinted black & white, 113 minutes total, not rated,
including Get Your Man (1920), black & white, 22 minutes, not rated, Fight It Out (1920), black & white, 21 minutes, not rated, Ridin’ Mad (1924) [abridged 1931 rerelease version], black & white, 18 minutes, not rated, Battling Travers (1925), black & white, 26 minutes, not rated, and The Ore Raiders (1927), black & white, 26 minutes, not rated, .

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, unknown 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, 20 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $16.95.
Release date: 200?.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 5 / audio: 5 / additional content: 0 / overall: 5.

This DVD-R collection of western genre shorts from the 1920s have all been mastered from 16mm reduction prints featuring good to very-good greyscale ranges and image detail.

The presentations are accompanied by music scores from preexisting recordings.

We recommend this disc since, to our knowledge, these films are not available on DVD home video anywhere else.

This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
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