Beggars of life /
a Paramount picture ; Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a William Wellman production ; adapted & supervised by Benjamin Glazer ; directed by William A. Wellman.
New York, NY : Kino Classics, [2017]
1 videodisc (81 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (10 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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New York, NY : Kino Classics, [2017]
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credits note
Director of photography, Henry Gerrard ; story by Jim Tully.
general note
"This is a digital reproduction of a 35mm film preserved by yhe George Eastman Museum"--Opening screen.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Includes an accompanying score compiled and performed by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1928.
Special features: 2 audio commentaries, one with William Wellman, Jr., and one with Thomas Gladysz, founding director of the Louise Brooks Society; booklet essay by Nick Pinkerton.
Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Robert Perry, Roscoe Karns, Edgar Washington.
After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escape the police, and reach Canada.
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Silent film with English intertitles.
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Rating: Not rated.
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DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) ; silent with score, 2.0 stereo.

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