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Kino-Eye
(1924)

 
Flicker Alley
2015 Blu-ray Disc edition

Dziga Vertov: The Man with the Movie Camera and Other Newly-Restored Works (1924-1934), black & white, 279 minutes total, not rated,
including Kino-Eye (1924), black & white, 78 minutes, not rated.

Flicker Alley, FA0041, UPC 6-17311-67929-2, ISBN 1-893967-92-1.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Regions ABC Blu-ray Disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in pillarboxed 16:9 (1920 x 1080 pixels) progressive scan AVCHD MPEG-4 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, Russian language intertitles, optional English and French language subtitles, chapter stops; standard BD case, $39.95.
Release date: 2 June 2015.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 6 / audio: 8 / additional content: 8 / overall: 8.

This Blu-ray Disc edition has been mastered from an archival 35mm print.

The film is accompanied by a music score by Robert Israel.

This is our recommended home video edition of the film.

 
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coverImage Entertainment
2000 DVD edition

Kino-Eye (1924), black & white, 78 minutes, not rated,
with Three Songs of Lenin (1934), black & white, 59 minutes, not rated.

Film Preservation Associates, distributed by Image Entertainment,
ID5834DSDVD, UPC 0-14381-58342-7.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1 NTSC DVD disc (reissued on DVD-R 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, Russian language intertitles, English language subtitles, chapter stops; snapper DVD case (reissued in standard DVD keepcase), $24.99.
Release date: 25 April 2000.
Country of origin: USA
We have not viewed the disc. We have seen the film in its laserdisc edition and are satisfied with its quality.

This quality edition, prepared by David Shepard, has been transferred from 35mm preservation elements. The edition has been reissued on DVD-R disc.

 
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Other silent era DZIGA VERTOV films available on home video.

Other RUSSIAN and SOVIET FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other DOCUMENTARY FILMS of the silent era available on home video.

Other silent film music scores by ROBERT ISRAEL available on home video.
 
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