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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 8

The Many Faces of Nosferatu: Restored Versions on Blu-ray and DVD Count Orlok’s saga has metamorphosised through a bewildering array

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 7

Serenading the Undead: So Many Scores Count Orlok’s misdeeds have had countless different live and studio-recorded scores over the years

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 6

1995 and 2006 Restorations Nosferatu’s metamorphosis continues with two new versions and many new sets of intertitles Both are equally complete

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 5

David Shepard and Eureka Versions After years of cult popularity, Nosferatu finally made its début on high quality home video Their source

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 4

1981–1987 Restorations Orlok’s resurrection begins: after lying dormant for decades he was finally brought back to life Third time’s the

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 3

Surviving Prints and Public Domain Version Casting light on the shadows of Nosferatu‘s greatest myth: that only one print of

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Nosferatu: Chronicles from the Vaults, Volume III

Il Cinema Ritrovato 2011 catalogue notes Nosferatu, helmed by iconic director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, is one of the the key

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Nosferatu: Chronicles from the Vaults, Volume II

Il Cinema Ritrovato 1995 catalogue notes Nosferatu, helmed by iconic director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, is one of the the key

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 8

1918–1967 shorts and features in HD Charlie Chaplin Competition: Win Artificial Eye Blu-rays and DVDs! Concluding this definitive overview of

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 7

Shorts and features 1918–1967 Charlie Chaplin Competition: Win Artificial Eye Blu-rays and DVDs! We move on to perhaps Chaplin’s best

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 6

Essanay and Mutual restored in HD Covering the definitive editions of the Little Tramp’s pivotal short films They’re closer than

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 5

Essanay and Mutual 1980s–2000s restorations For many years the Little Tramp’s mid-1910s films were inaccessible and languished in poor condition

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 4

Essanay and Mutual 1915–1917: early reissues As his popularity grew, so did the Little Tramp’s films They became longer and

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Nosferatu: Chronicles from the Vaults

On the Way to Nosferatu: Presentation of a Reconstruction by Enno Patalas Nosferatu, helmed by iconic director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, is

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 2

1920s Screenings and Die zwölfte Stunde (1930) Every known première and early screening of the vampire film that refused to

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Nosferatu Unleashed in HD: Every Blu-ray Reviewed

Nosferatu (1922), the earliest screen version of Dracula, is one of the most popular of all silent films Issued countless times

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Anthony Asquith’s Shooting Stars Makes Dazzling Début on BFI Blu-ray and DVD

Giveaway: Win BFI Blu-ray/DVD Sets of Anthony Asquith’s Shooting Stars! Following the British Film Institute’s acclaimed restorations of wunderkind British

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Win BFI Blu-ray/DVD Sets of Anthony Asquith’s Shooting Stars!

The British Film Institute have released their recent restoration of acclaimed British director Anthony Asquith’s brilliant début feature, Shooting Stars, in

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Win Two Brilliant BFI Birth of a Nation Blu-ray Sets!

The Birth of a Nation (1915) has just been released on Blu-ray by the BFI and you can win one

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Two BFI Blu-ray/DVD Sets of Ken Russell’s Valentino Biopic to Be Won!

Courtesy of the kind folks at the BFI, two lucky readers will win a copy of Rudolph Valentino’s hit biopic on

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Charlie Chaplin Competition: Win Artificial Eye Blu-rays and DVDs!

We’re giving away two Chaplin films of your choice on Blu-ray or DVD, thanks to the kind folks at Artificial

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The Birth of a Nation: Controversial Classic Gets a Definitive New Restoration

Giveaway: Win Two Brilliant BFI Birth of a Nation Blu-ray Sets! This landmark film continues to generate headlines and fierce debate

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Win tickets to the test screening of brand new silent film London Symphony!

Brenton Film is delighted to give away one pair of tickets to the test screening of a brand new city

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Silent Film Musicians Directory

Welcome to the most comprehensive worldwide listing of silent film musicians and composers ever published There are currently around 350

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Kevin Brownlow’s Napoléon to Make Long-Awaited Début on Home Video

Napoléon (1927) Abel Gance’s Restored Epic in UK Cinemas November 2016–January 2017 Update: 28 July 2016 Press Release and BFI

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British Silent Film Festival Symposium 2016

The flagship of British silent film appreciation and rehabilitation returns – so get your diaries out! Save the date: this year’s

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An Appreciation of Bed and Sofa (1927) by David Robinson

There is a rare opportunity to see what is at once one of the most brilliant and the most endearing

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Jean Darling: New Documentary for Our Gang Silent Film Star

Friends of Jean Darling (August 23, 1922 – September 4, 2015) are making a feature length documentary about her nine-decade career

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Jean Darling – A Personal Reminiscence by Jay Weissberg

Jean Darling, actress, singer, author, passed away in September A documentary is being planned about her incredible life; find out more

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Making Yet More Noise: Interviewing the Women Behind the New BFI Suffragettes in Silent Film Collection

Rebecca Harrison interviews two of the prime movers in this groundbreaking and timely theatrical and DVD release From the determined