ACCIDENTALLY PRESERVED: RARE AND LOST SILENT FILMS (Volume Three)
ACCIDENTALLY PRESERVED: RARE AND LOST SILENT FILMS (Volume Three)
Product Code: ACCPRESERVEDV3
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"Accidentally Preserved: Rare and Lost Silent Films from Vintage 16mm Prints" is a DVD series of rare/lost silent film shorts that only survive because 16mm copies of silent movies were made in the 1920s, 30s and 40s for people to rent and watch at home. This third volume of rare silent comedies mines it's obscure gems from the shelves of dedicated film collectors. The nine rare / lost silent films on this DVD are presented in a new HD digital transfer with a new musical score by renowned silent film accompanist/historian Ben Model, performed on piano or theatre organ. Stars include Mr. And Mrs. Sidney Drew, Arthur "Dagwood" Lake, and a very young Billy Barty among many others. Unavailable to the public for decades, these delightful comedy shorts are now back onscreen, entertaining fans all over again! THE FILMS: Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew in WANTED, A NURSE (1915), Bobby Ray in SERVICE A LA BUNK (1921), unid. #prank film: A CITRATE SPECIAL (192?), Joe Rock in THE WHIRLWIND (1922), Jack Duffy in NO VACANCIES (1923), Anne Cornwall in LOVE'S YOUNG SCREAM (1928), Big Boy in HOT LUCK (1928), Arthur Lake in WHOSE BABY? (1929), and Billy Barty in HALF A HERO (1929/30). Region 0.

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