Showing posts with label 1927 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1927 movies. Show all posts

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Wings (1927)

Directed by William A. Wellman and starring Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Richard Arlen, and Gary Cooper.

3-disc Blu-ray + DVD bought in 2014
Eureka - Masters of Cinema Series
138m 36s

  • Gorgeous newly restored 1080p transfer
  • Video documentary Wings: Grandeur in the Sky
  • Video documentary Restoring the Power and Beauty of Wings
  • Video piece Dogfight!
  • 40-PAGE BOOKLET featuring a new essay on the film by critic Gina Telaroli; excerpts from a vintage interview with Wellman; a 1930 profile of stuntmen from the film; a vintage piece on the production of the film; personal anecdotes from Wellman; rare archival imagery.

Metropolis (1927)

Directed by Fritz Lang and starring Brigitte Helm, Gustav Frohlich and Rudolf Klein-Rogge.

Blu-ray bought in 2013
Eureka - Masters of Cinema Series

Steelbook DVD bought in 2014
Giorgio Moroder version

DVD bought in 2004
2-disc set with commentary and documentary


Steelbook DVD

2-disc DVD

Blu-ray Extras -

150-minute reconstructed and restored 2010 version (including 25 minutes of footage previously thought lost to the world)
- Wraparound embossed sleeve
- Pristine new HD transfer (1080p on Blu-ray)
- New 2010 symphony orchestra studio recording of the original 1927 Gottfried Huppertz score in 5.1
- Newly translated optional English subtitles as well as the original German intertitles
- Full-length audio commentary by David Kalat and Jonathan Rosenbaum
- Die Reise nach Metropolis (2010, 53 minutes), a documentary about the film
- 2010 re-release trailer
- 56-page booklet featuring archival interviews with Fritz Lang, a 1927 review by Luis Buñuel, articles by Jonathan Rosenbaum and Karen Naundorf, and restoration notes by Martin Koerber.
and more!