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Why Worry?
(1923)

 

This Harold Lloyd comedy, directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, also features Cast: , Jobyna Ralston and John Aasen.

coverNew Line Home Entertainment
2005 DVD edition

The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection, Volume 1 (1919-1936), black & white, color-toned black & white and color-tinted black & white, 420 minutes total, not rated,
including Why Worry? (1923), black & white, 63 minutes, not rated.

New Line Home Entertainment, N8446,
UPC 7-94043-84462-1, ISBN 0-7806-5289-4.
One single-sided, dual-layered, Region 1 NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, English and Spanish language subtitles, closed captions, chapter stops; and one dual-sided, dual-layered (side A)/single-layered (side B), Region 1 NTSC DVD disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sound, English language intertitles, English and Spanish language subtitles, closed captions, chapter stops; two-disc standard DVD keepcase, $29.95.
Release date: 15 November 2005.
Country of origin: USA

On first glance, this edition of Why Worry? on home video has been transferred at a natural speed from an excellent 35mm print, almost devoid of print flaws.

The film is accompanied by an orchestral music score arranged and composed by Robert Israel.

This is easily the best-looking edition of Why Worry? available on home video. A pleasure to watch.

 
USA: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 1 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.com. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website. AmazonUS
 
Canada: Click the logomark to purchase this Region 1 NTSC DVD edition from Amazon.ca. Your purchase supports the Silent Era website. AmazonCA
coverUnknown company
2004 DVD edition

Why Worry? (1923), black & white, 63 minutes, not rated.

Unknown home video company,
unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered?, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R? disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono? sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, unknown suggested retail price.
Release date: 2004.
Country of origin: USA?
This unknown edition of Harold Lloyd’s last Hal Roach comedy showed up for sale on eBay. The legitimacy of this edition is unknown, and its quality is suspect. To most silent film enthusiasts we recommend the New Line edition sited above.
Other silent era HAROLD LLOYD films available on home video.

Other silent film music scores by ROBERT ISRAEL available on home video.

 
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