Reviews of silent film releases on home video.
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|The Forbidden City
Norma Talmadge stars as a Chinese girl in love with an American (Thomas Meighan) working as part of a diplomatic envoy in China. Talmadge then plays their daughter in search for her lost father.
E.A. Warren plays an early Chinese role, which would become a staple in his career.
|2004 Grapevine Video DVD edition
The Social Secretary (1916), color-toned black & white, 52 minutes, not rated,
with The Forbidden City (1918), black & white, 62 minutes, not rated.
Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10042-0.
Ratings (1-10): video: 5 / audio: 4 / additional content: 6 / overall: 5.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD-R disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, PCM 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 6 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
DVD release date: 2004.
Country of origin: USA