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The Great
Train Robbery

100th Anniversary
Special Edition

(1903-1925)

 

Contents: The Great Train Robbery (1903), The Battle at Elderbush Gulch (1914), The Heart of Texas Ryan (1917) and Tumbleweeds (1925).

VCI Entertainment
2003 DVD edition

The Great Train Robbery 100th Anniversary Special Edition (1903-1925), black & white and color-tinted and color-toned black & white, ? minutes total, not rated,
including The Great Train Robbery (1903), black & white and color-tinted and color-toned black & white, 12 minutes, not rated, The Battle at Elderbush Gulch (1914), black & white, 20 minutes, not rated, The Heart of Texas Ryan (1917) [1923 rerelease version], black & white, 60 minutes, not rated, and Tumbleweeds (1925) [1939 rerelease version], black & white, 82 minutes, not rated.

VCI Entertainment, 8297, UPC 0-89859-82972-7.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, dual-layered DVD disc, Region 0, 5 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, no chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $19.99.
Release date: 16 December 2003.
Country of origin: USA

Ratings (1-10): video: 6 / audio: 6 / additional content: 6 / overall: 6.

The films on this disc have been mastered from a combination of 35mm and 16mm reduction prints, three of them in rerelease versions of the films. The quality is generally good to very-good, but the 16mm prints have the usual image quality concerns.

Check out these pages for our evaluations of the individual films: The Great Train Robbery, The Battle at Elderbush Gulch, The Heart of Texas Ryan and Tumbleweeds.

 
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