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Silent Britain
(2006)

 

Originally broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Four on 31 May 2006, this documentary directed by Matthew Sweet and produced by David Thompson is an overview of the silent era British film industry.

coverKino International
2007 DVD edition

A Cottage on Dartmoor (1929), black & white, 87 minutes, not rated,
with Silent Britain (2006), color and black & white, 88 minutes, not rated.

Kino International, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1 NTSC DVD disc, 1.78:1 aspect ratio image in letterboxed 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $29.95.
Release date: 2 October 2007.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD edition features a British Film Institute and BBC documentary, directed by David Thompson, on British films of the silent era.

 
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coverBFI Video Publishing
2006 DVD edition

Silent Britain (2006), color and black & white, 88 minutes, BBFC Classification E,
with Cut It Out (1925), black & white, ? minutes, BBFC Classification E.

BFI Video Publishing, BFIVD728, UPC 5-035673-007280,
unknown ISBN number, EAN 5.03567E+12.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 2 PAL DVD disc, 1.78:1 aspect ratio image in letterboxed 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, £19.99.
Release date: 5 June 2006.
Country of origin: England
This DVD edition features a British Film Institute and BBC documentary, directed by David Thompson, on British films of the silent era.

North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.

 
United Kingdom: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 2 PAL DVD edition from Amazon.co.uk. Your purchase supports Silent Era.
 
This Region 2 PAL DVD edition is also available directly from the BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE.
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