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The
Scarlet Car

(1917)

 

This early role for Lon Chaney features him as a bank teller who unwillingly becomes involved in an embezzlement scheme.

coverGrapevine Video
2006 DVD edition

The Scarlet Car (1917), black & white, 51 minutes, not rated,
with The Fireman (1916), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Grapevine Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-42614-10003-1.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC 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, PCM 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, $14.95.
Release date: 2006.
Country of origin: USA

This DVD-R edition has been mastered from a 16mm reduction print that is quite dark overall.

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

 
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This Region 0 NTSC DVD-R edition is available directly from GRAPEVINE VIDEO.
coverClassic Video Streams
2009 DVD edition

The Actors: Rare Films of Lon Chaney, Sr. (1917-1919), black & white, 121 minutes total, not rated,
including The Scarlet Car (1917), black & white, ? minutes, not rated.

Classic Video Streams, unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC 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, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; slimline DVD keepcase, $16.95.
Release date: 31 August 2009.
Country of origin: USA
This DVD-R edition of two early Lon Chaney feature films, both with Chaney in supporting roles, has likely been mastered from 16mm reduction prints.

The film is likely accompanied by a soundtrack of preexisting recordings.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 0 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website.
Other silent era LON CHANEY films available on home video.

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

 
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