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His First Flame
(1927)

 

This early Harry Langdon feature comedy, was cowritten by Frank Capra during his days at the Mack Sennett studios.

Thought for many years to be lost, a nearly complete restoration print has been assembled from a number of incomplete surviving prints.

All Day Entertainment
2007 DVD edition

The Harry Langdon Collection: Lost and Found (1924-1942), black & white, 624 minutes total, not rated,
including His First Flame (1927), black & white, 45 minutes, not rated.

All Day Entertainment, distributed by Facets Multimedia,
DV95365, UPC 7-36899-11362-9.
Windowboxed 4:3 NTSC, four single-sided, dual-layered DVD discs, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, 9 chapter stops, two plastic DVD trays with hinged disc holders in casebook, $39.95.
DVD release date: 26 December 2007.
Country of origin: USA

This collection of Harry Langdon short films (and a feature) has been mastered from generally very-good 35mm prints from a variety of archival and private collection sources.

The film is accompanied by a music score composed and performed on digital piano by Franklin Stover.

Optional audio commentary by film historian David Kalat is provided.

 
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Grapevine Video
2006 DVD edition

His First Flame (1927), black & white, 48 minutes, not rated,
with Picking Peaches (1924), black & white, 25 minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, unknown UPC number.
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, chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $16.95 (reduced to $14.95).
DVD release date: August 2006.
Country of origin: USA
We are certain that this edition has been mastered from 16mm reduction print materials, and likely features a canned music score to accompany the films.

This edition also includes Langdon’s first film.

 
This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
A2ZCDS
2005 DVD edition

His First Flame (1927), black & white, 52 minutes, not rated.

A2ZCDS, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD disc, Region 0, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo? sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
DVD release date: 3 October 2005.
Country of origin: USA
It is unknown whether this edition has been transferred from a 35mm or 16mm film print.

The film is likely accompanied by a soundtrack compiled from preexisting recordings.

 
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Other silent era HARRY LANGDON films available on home video.
 
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