The Ford at Fox Collection: John Ford’s Silent Epics (1920-1928), black & white, 607 minutes total, not rated,
including Four Sons (1928), black & white, 96 minutes, not rated.
Fox Home Video,
no catalog number (boxset), UPC 0-24543-48324-3 (boxset).
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 1NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, 4.5 Mbps average video bit rate, 448 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, optional French and Spanish language subtitles, closed-captions, 25 chapter stops; four slimline DVD keepcases in cardboard slipcase, $49.98 [boxset].
Release date: 4 December 2007.
Country of origin: USA
This first DVD edition of John Ford’s World War I epic has been mastered from the best-surviving 35mm materials.
The film is accompanied by a new orchestral music score composed and conducted by Christopher Caliendo. There is no audio option to listen to the original 1928 Movietone soundtrack. Among the supplementary materials are galleries of the original theater program, production stills and advertising materials.