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A Page of Madness & Portrait of a Young Man [Blu-ray]
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    Teinosuke Kinugasa's A Page of Madness (Kurutta ichipeiji), produced in mid-1920s Japan, is widely considered to be one of the touchstones of early avant-garde cinema, and is also one of the most challenging and narratively complex films of the era. The fact that this important work has never before been released on home video may be in part due to the textual difficulty, though certainly the scarcity of source material was also a contributing factor. Now, thanks to Blackhawk Films®,...

    Listen To Britain: And Other Films By Humphrey Jennings
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      Humphrey Jennings was one of the greatest figures in the celebrated British documentary film movement, and he is most remembered for the way his work reflects the concerns and conditions of World War II-time in the United Kingdom. He is undoubtedly of great historical importance, but the ultimate justification for the present gathering of work is that Jennings was a wonderful filmmaker who made uniquely beautiful films. Contained within this one man was a seemingly impossible array of artistic...

      VALENTINO COLLECTION - VOLUME 2 [Blu-ray]
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        Representing the definitive collection of rare films starring Rudolph Valentino, one of Hollywood’s most legendary stars, the Rudolph Valentino Collection brings newly remastered classics to Blu-ray disc for the first time. A Society Sensation A rarely seen gem from very early in Valentino’s career, A Society Sensation dates back to when he was billed as Rodolpho De Valentina. These remaining two reels of an original five-reel feature mark the world’s introduction to...

        The Toll Gate with His Bitter Pill
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          Here is William S. Hart, brightest star of the early western screen, in the film he thought his best. As a 1920 reviewer wrote, “He represents the combined daring and cunning of the American fighting male. He not only looks the part, but he acts it with keen intelligence. There constantly shines in his eyes the combined pugnacity and caution of the true gunman of the West.” Hart plays Black Deering, an outlaw who, in his own words, “ain’t never been any good.” He...

          The Best Arbuckle/Keaton Collection, Volume One
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          Item #: 889290090980 -

            From 1913 to 1916, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle rose from the ranks of bit player to writer, director and star of comedies for Mack Sennett's Keystone Film Company. Because of Sennett's belief that actors were interchangeable, he lost Arbuckle to producer Joseph M. Schenck, who not only paid the comedian handsomely, but also permitted him complete creative control. To help in the new venture, Arbuckle recruited Buster Keaton, popular star of a knockabout vaudeville act; Keaton took a large pay cut...

            World War I Films of the Silent Era
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              "It might reasonably be contended that Humphrey Jennings is the only real poet the British cinema has yet produced." - Lindsay Anderson, Director These astonishing films show and explain essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and even before radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience, while news films were the most potent and detailed public images of armament, military...

              Poet and Publisher [Blu-ray]
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              Item #: 818522014579 -

                ROBERT FROST This lovely color film from 1961 was shot over the course of a year, mostly in the region of Robert Frost’s solitary mountain cabin in Vermont. Probably the most celebrated American poet of the twentieth Century, Frost in his mid eighties is seen in three seasons walking the landscape while he is heard reading from about twenty-five of his poems inspired by what is shown. We hear all or part of “October,” “The Sound of Trees,” “Unharvested,”...