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Uniform Title Sunrise (Motion picture)
Title Sunrise [videorecording] : a song of two humans / William Fox presents ; scenario by Carl Mayer ; from the original theme by Hermann Sudermann ; directed by F.W. Murnau.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013], c2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    SUN    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    SUN    Available
Edition [Blu-ray/DVD combo edition]
Description 2 videodiscs : silent, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Studio classics
Studio classic.
Note Collection includes feature film in four released versions: original Movietone version (in DVD and Blu-ray disc formats ; 94 min.) and European silent version (in DVD and Blu-ray disc formats ; 79 min.).
System Details Blu-ray disc; full frame format 1.20:1 (European version: 1.33:1); original Fox Movietone score, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 2.0 (orchestra score); requires Blu-ray player.
DVD; both sided; full frame format 1.20:1 (European version: 1.33:1); original Fox Movietone score Dolby Digital 1.0; Dolby Digital 2.0 (orchestra score).
Cast George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton, Arthur Housman, Eddie Boland.
Credits Cinematography, Charles Rosher, Karl Struss; editing, Harold D. Schuster; original music, Hugo Riesenfeld; performed by Olympia Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Brock.
Note Fully restored digitally remastered videorecording (DVD and Blu-ray versions) of a motion picture released in 1927.
Summary A naive country man falls for a cold-blooded city woman who persuades him to drown his wife in order to be with her.
Audience Not rated.
Language Silent, with English (Movietone version), French, or Spanish (European version) intertitles.
Note Special features on disc 1: original Fox Movietone score version and European silent version; commentary by cinematographer John Bailey; outtakes with commentary by cinematographer John Bailey; outtakes with text cards; original scenario by Carl Mayer with Murnau's annotations; original screenplay ; original theatrical trailer ; restoration notes.
Contents Disc 1. Blu-ray version of feature film in original Movietone version (94 min.) -- Blu-ray version of feature film in European silent version (79 min.) -- Special features -- Disc 2. DVD version of feature film in original Movietone version (94 min.) -- DVD version of feature film in European (Czech) silent version (Východ slunce ; 79 min.) -- Special features.
Awards Academy Awards, 1929: Oscars for Best Actress (Janet Gaynor), Best Cinematography (Charles Rosher, Karl Struss), Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production. National Film Preservation Board, USA 1989: National Film Registry.
Subject Women -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Men -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Attempted murder -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Silent films.
Feature films.
Added Author Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931. Director.
Fox, William, 1879-1952. Producer.
Mayer, Carl, 1894-1944. Screenwriter.
Sudermann, Hermann, 1857-1928. Author.
Sudermann, Hermann, 1857-1928. Reise nach Tilsit.
Rosing, Bodil, 1877-1941. Actor.
Sipperly, Ralph, 1890-1928. Actor.
Winton, Jane, 1905-1959. Actor.
Housman, Arthur, 1890-1942. Actor.
Boland, Eddie, 1885-1935. Actor.
MacDonald, J. Farrell, 1875-1952. Actor.
O'Brien, George, 1899-1985. Actor.
Gaynor, Janet. Actor.
Livingston, Margaret. Actor.
Brock, Timothy. Conductor.
Olympia Chamber Orchestra. Proofreader.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Added Title Východ slunce.
Standard No. 024543873273
Music No. 2287327 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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