More silents from Kino

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Harold Aherne

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More silents from Kino

PostSat Feb 10, 2018 11:58 am

Based on post #418 below, Kino is planning a 24 April release of Der heilige Berg (1926), directed by Arnold Fanck and starring Leni Riefenstahl, to be followed on 1 May by The Half-Breed and The Good Bad Man (both 1916), a double feature with Douglas Fairbanks, both directed by Allan Dwan.

https://www.hometheaterforum.com/community/threads/kino-lorber-insider-read-guidelines-post-3.355034/page-21

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Re: More silents from Kino

PostSat Feb 10, 2018 5:26 pm

Aren't the Fairbanks titles already in release?

A friend recorded them for me off of TCM a few years ago. I thought their broadcast was tied in with a DVD and or Blu Ray release.
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Re: More silents from Kino

PostSun Feb 11, 2018 9:58 am

George O'Brien wrote:Aren't the Fairbanks titles already in release?

A friend recorded them for me off of TCM a few years ago. I thought their broadcast was tied in with a DVD and or Blu Ray release.


DER HEILIGE BERG (THE HOLY MOUNTAIN) was released on DVD by Kino sometime back (early-2000s?).

The Fairbanks titles have never been on DVD as far as I know. THE HALF BREED was shown on TCM back in 2015. I remember it being a good film, but not really a "Fairbanks film" as we typically know them from this period. I was impressed with Alma Rubens' performance, Allan Dwan's direction, and the photography was quite lovely.

I think THE GOOD BAD MAN aired on TCM around the same time too. Very much a "straight" Western. And Bessie Love was adorable in this one.
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Re: More silents from Kino

PostSun Feb 11, 2018 4:55 pm

Both The Half-Breed and The Good Bad Man were recently restored and shown at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Presumably, Kino is releasing these restorations (and very good they are, too).
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Re: More silents from Kino

PostTue Feb 13, 2018 3:13 pm

I'm glad for THE HALF-BREED and THE GOOD BAD MAN, but I'd be happier for MR. FIX-IT.
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