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The
Crackerjack

(1925)

 

This feature-length comedy directed by Charles Hines stars Johnny Hines and Sigrid Holmquist, with support from Henry West, Bradley Barker and J. Barney Sherry.

coverUndercrank Productions
2013 DVD edition

The Crackerjack (1925), black & white, 67 minutes, not rated.

Undercrank Productions, no catalog number, UPC 8-85444-17297-7.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC 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 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 8 chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 12 February 2013.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a 16mm reduction print, which is a little worn and missing fragments of footage. New digital intertitles replace those missing from the source print.

The film is presented with a music score performed on digital piano by Ben Model.

This is likely to be the best-looking edition of The Crackerjack on DVD home video and is currently our recommended edition.

 
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coverGrapevine Video
2011 DVD edition

The Crackerjack (1925), black & white, 68 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10287-5.
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 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 25 October 2011
Country of origin: USA
This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a good 16mm reduction print. Reel two of the original source print was in active decomposition when it was duplicated.

The film is likely accompanied by a compiled music score of preexisting recordings.

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