WARNER ARCHIVE SILENTS: Don Juan, Merry Widow, Noah's Ark

Four more Archive titles have been posted over at WBShop with three long-awaited silents among them.

The first feature film with matched orchestral accompaniment, John Barrymore's Don Juan (1926), comes to DVD along with a host of bonus features (below).


  • Before The Feature – The August 6, 1926 Opening Night Vitaphone Shorts Program:

    • Will B. Hays Introduction to Vitaphone
    • New York Philharmonic - Overture to Tannhauser
    • Mischa Elman – Humoresque and Gavotte
    • Roy Smeck in His Pastimes
    • Marion Talley – Caro Nome
    • Efrem Zimbalist and Harold Bauer – Theme and Variations from The Kreutzer Sonata
    • Giovanni Martinelli – Vesti La Giubba
    • Anna Case – La Fiesta

Also out is The Merry Widow (1925) starring Mae Murray, John Gilbert and directed by Erich von Stroheim; and Noah's Ark (1928) starring Dolores Costello, George O'Brien, Noah Beery, Louise Fazenda, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams and directed by Michael Curtiz.

The fourth title in the wave is the 1967 Hanna-Barbera cartoon Space Kidettes and Young Samson Collection.

These new DVDs bring the total Warner Archive titles exclusively available for rent at ClassicFlix.com to 624.

They are now available for rent at ClassicFlix, but may be approximately four weeks before they are available for shipment.

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