FLICKER ALLEY: Landmarks of Early Soviet Film in September

Flicker Alley has announced a September 27th release date for Landmarks of Early Soviet Film.

This groundbreaking collection features eight seminal films from the Soviet silent era - all are new to DVD: Sergei M. Eisenstein's last silent and seldom seen Old and New (1929), Dziga Vertov's Stride, Soviet (1926), Victor Turin's Turksib (1930), Esther Shub's The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927), Boris Barnet's The House on Trubnaya (1928), Lev Kuleshov's The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924) and By the Law (1926), Mikhail Kalatozov's Salt for Svanetia (1930).

These films are presented with original Russian intertitles with English subtitles (optional on 4 of the films) except Turksib and The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty which have full-screen English intertitles; all have musical scores new for these editions by Robert Israel, Eric Beheim, Alexander Rannie and Zoran Borisavljevic.

Retail for the 4-disc set will be $69.99, but it is available at ClassicFlix.com for only $54.99.

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