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West of



This gritty jungle drama, directed by Tod Browning, stars Lon Chaney, with Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan and Warner Baxter.

Warner Archive Collection
2012 DVD edition

West of Zanzibar (1928), black & white, 65 minutes, not rated.

Warner Home Video, no catalog number, UPC 8-83316-48528-6.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD-R disc, Region 0, ? 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, $17.95.
DVD release date: April 2012.
Country of origin: USA

This Warner Archive Collection edition has been prepared from a good to very-good 35mm print of the export version of the film as it was released in the United Kingdom. The surviving print is a bit worn and has dense, pinched shadows that make some shots quite dark.

The film is accompanied by the original synchronized sound orchestral music score, as originally prepared for broadcast on Turner Classic Movies.

The disc is available directly from the Warner Home Video website.

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