Discovering Cinema Learning to Talk &
Movies Dream in Color
This collection of two documentaries, produced by Lobster Films, Paris, and Histoire, focuses on experimental sound and color technologies in the silent era.
2007 DVD edition
Discovering Cinema: Learning to Talk & Movies Dream in Color (2003-2004), black & white, color-tinted black & white, color-toned black & white, color-tinted-and-toned black & white, and color, 267 minutes total, not rated.
Flicker Alley, FA0005,
UPC 6-17311-67339-9, ISBN 1-893967-33-6.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, two single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English, French and Italian language intertitles (some films), English language subtitles (some films), chapter stops (Learning to Talk) and 5 chapter stops (Movies Dream in Color), two-disc standard DVD keepcase, $29.99.
DVD release date: 25 September 2007.
Country of origin: USA
The two French documentaries are presented with English language narration, and interviews with Paolo Cherchi Usaï, Gian Luca Farinelli, Maurice Gianati, Stephen Herbert, Anthony L’Abbate, Gilles Trarieux Lumière and Dominique Païni.