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The Cameraman’s Revenge
& Other Fantastic Tales
(1912-1958)

 

Contents: Miest kinooperatora [The Cameraman’s Revenge] (1912), The Insects’ Christmas (1913), The Frogs Who Wanted a King (1922), The Voice of the Nightingale (1923), The Mascot (1933) and Caroussel Boréal (1958).

Image Entertainment
2005 DVD edition

The Cameraman’s Revenge & Other Fantastic Tales (1912-1958), color-toned black & white, color-tinted black & white and color, 80 minutes, not rated,
including Miest kinooperatora [The Cameraman’s Revenge] (1912), color-toned black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Insects’ Christmas (1913), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Frogs Who Wanted a King (1922), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Voice of the Nightingale (1923), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Mascot (1933), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, and Caroussel Boréal (1958), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Film Preservation Associates, distributed by Image Entertainment,
ID2613DSDVD, UPC 0-14381-26132-5.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD disc (reissued on DVD-R disc), 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in windowboxed 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 and stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 6 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $19.99.
Release date: 4 January 2005 (reissued 2 March 2012).
Country of origin: USA

Edition producer David Shepard has reissued this 1993 compilation of Wladislaw Starewicz films, previously available on DVD from Milestone Film & Video. The collection of short films ranges throughout Starewicz’s long career as a stop-motion animator in Russia and France.

The films are accompanied by a music score arranged and conducted by Robert Israel performed on piano and violin.

The edition was reissued on DVD-R disc in 2012.

 
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The Milestone Collection
2000 DVD edition

The Cameraman’s Revenge & Other Fantastic Tales (1912-1958), color-toned black & white, color-tinted black & white and color, 80 minutes, not rated,
including Miest kinooperatora [The Cameraman’s Revenge] (1912), color-toned black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Insects’ Christmas (1913), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Frogs Who Wanted a King (1922), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Voice of the Nightingale (1923), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, The Mascot (1933), black & white, ? minutes, not rated, and Caroussel Boréal (1958), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Milestone Film & Video, distributed by Image Entertainment,
ID9407MLSDVD, UPC 0-14381-94072-5.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 1 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 and stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 6 chapter stops; snapper DVD case, $24.95.
Release date: 10 October 2000.
Country of origin: USA

This out-of-print DVD edition of Starewicz films is virtually identical to the Image edition above. Collectors will want to find this disc used or purchase the currently available Image edition.
Other ANIMATION FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other FRENCH FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other RUSSIAN and SOVIET FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other silent film music scores by ROBERT ISRAEL available on home video.
 
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