Treasures From American Film Archives V03

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Product Overview

See the movies that changed America! Prohibition, abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, organized crime, loan sharking, juvenile justice, homelessness, police corruption, immigration -- in their first decades, movies brought an astonishing range of issues to the screen. Whether exposing abuse or lampooning reform, films put a human face on social problems and connected with audiences in a new way. Movies were entertainment with the power to persuade. The acclaimed Treasures from American Film Archives series has earned raves and awards for the past seven years including the National Society of Film Critics' Film Heritage Award and the VSDA's Best in Show Non-Theatrical Award.

Specifications

Studio Image Entertainment
SKU 204966131
UPC 014381382723
UPC 14 00014381382723
Format DVD
Release Date 10/16/2007
Keywords
1930s
Anthology
Short
Social Issues
Vintage
Editors Note
Note No taboo subject is left untouched in this treasure trove of films on important American social issues. With insightful commentary from experts, this extensive set offers a revealing glimpse into the past with rare cartoons, newsreels, serials, and films like "The Black Hand," "How They Rob Men in Chicago," "Where Are My Children?" and "Why Mr. Nation Wants a Divorce," among others.
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1930
Catalog ID 3827
UPC 00014381382723
Number of Discs 4
Running Time 735 minutes
Color B&W and Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Treaures From Americ
Label Image Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Cinease Dazzling...a unique window into early cinematic production.
Film Comment A must-have for anyone interested in film history!
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