Reviews of silent film releases on home video.
Copyright © 1999-2013 by Carl Bennett
and the Silent Era Company.
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|From the Manger
to the Cross
Produced by The Vitagraph Company of America, this early American feature-length religious epic features location cinematography shot in Israel and Egypt, and uses many quotations from the Holy Bible for its expository intertitles.
|2003 Image Entertainment DVD edition
The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ (1905), color-tinted and color-toned black & white, 44 minutes, not rated,
with From the Manger to the Cross (1912), color-toned black & white, 70 minutes, not rated.
Film Preservation Associates, distributed by Image Entertainment, ID1917DSDVD, UPC 0-14381-19172-1.
Ratings (1-10): video: 5 / audio: 7 / additional content: 7 / overall: 6.
Windowboxed 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD disc, Region 0, 4 Mbps average video bit rate, 224 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 8 chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $24.99.
DVD release date: 8 April 2003.
Country of origin: USA