Warner Home Video, 79889,
UPC 0-12569-79889-2, ISBN 1-4198-5622-7.
Three single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1NTSC DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, 5 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono and 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, French and Spanish language subtitles, 20 chapter stops; three plastic trays in cardboard trifold in cardboard slipcase, $39.98.
Release date: 16 October 2007.
Country of origin: USA
This three-disc set includes the best-available edition of the film on DVD presented in an all-new digital transfer from restored film elements with a digitally-remastered soundtrack from original Vitaphone sound discs.
Collector's Edition bonus printed items include a booklet with vintage document reproductions and DVD features guide, souvenir program book reproduction, behind-the-scenes photo cards, lobby card reproductions, and a reproduction of a post-premiere telegram from Al Jolson to Jack L. Warner.
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Unknown company, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered?, Region 2? PAL? DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 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, unknown suggested retail price.
Release date: 200?.
Country of origin: England?
This unknown edition appeared on eBay, and it is unknown whether it is a budget edition transferred from a 16mm print or a quality edition from 35mm. At any rate, why would you want this edition when the high-quality Warner Home Video edition is available?
North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.