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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 live and recorded scores over the years The original 1922 première score no longer survives but there are

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 6

1995 and 2006 Restorations Nosferatu’s metamorphosis continues: two new versions, many new sets of intertitles Both are equally complete and the only ones available on Blu-ray and HD digital video

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 4

Keystone 1914 The Little Tramp makes his first foray into film and refines the art of motion picture comedy More than mere early sketches, Chaplin’s earliest films offer much broad

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Nosferatu Unleashed in HD: Every Blu-ray Reviewed

The first vampire film and earliest screen version of Dracula It’s one of the most popular and recognisable of all silent films Issued countless times on Betamax, VHS, LaserDisc and

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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 of two copies All you have to do is answer

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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! Landmark film still generates headlines and fierce debate more than a century after its original release Photoplay’s Patrick Stanbury recounts

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide

“Nosferatu – Does this word not sound to thee like the midnight call of the Bird of Death? Take care in saying it, otherwise the images of life will fade to shadows, and ghostly dreams will rise from your heart and nourish themselves on your blood.”