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Frank Borzage : 1922 silents. Cover Image DVD DVD

Frank Borzage : 1922 silents.

Back pay: Is the tale of Hester Bevins, a restless small-town girl who leaves town and boyfriend Jerry behind for luxury in the big city. But that luxury comes at a terrible cost. Frances Marion's scenario is based on Fannie Hurst's story. A new 4k scan of the Library of Congress 35mm preservation materials. Missing scenes have be reconstructed from the novel, reviews, and existing stills.
The valley of silent men: Adventure story based on James Oliver Curwood's novel, shot entirely on location in Canada. Following a series of bizarre and identical murders, suspicion falls on the mysterious Marette Radisson. Or is the man who loves her -- Corporal James Kent of the Mounties -- the killer? Audiences at New York's Rialto Theater in 1922 burst into applause a the film's stunning mountain vistas. A new 4k scan of the Library of Congress 15mm preservation materials. Missing scenes have been reconstructed from the novel, reviews, and existing stills.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 DVDs (149 minutes) : stereo., b & w ; 4 3/4 in
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Studio City, CA] : Unercrank Productions, c2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Silent ; with score.
"This release also features new piano and theater organ scores composed and performed by silent film musician Andrew Earle Simpson"--Container.
Bonus features: video essay on Borzage at Cosmopolitan, subtitle commentary track with background and shooting locations.
Formatted Contents Note:
Back pay (1922) (82 mins) -- The valley of silent men (1922) g (56 mins) -- Video essay: A turning point: Borzage at Cosmopolitan (2023) (11 mins)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Frank Borzage, director ; produced for home video by Andrew Earle Simpson and Ben Model ; associate producer, Crystal Kui ; musical scores by Andrew Earle Simpson.
System Details Note:
Subject: Girls > Drama.
Boys > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Cities > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Love > Drama.
Genre: Silent films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albright Memorial Library DVD FRANK (Text) 50686016333564 Main Floor Available -

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