Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. in cooperation with the EYE
Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has produced
a DVD compilation of 10 films produced by the pioneering Thanhouser
studio. This two-DVD set includes new
high-resolution video transfers of films and documents produced from
1910 to 1917 by the Thanhouser studio.
DVD #1 includes five Thanhouser films and 11 posters from the Desmet Collection, part of the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. This DVD includes the recently identified film The Spoiled Darlings Doll (1913) and an exclusive behind the scenes video tour of the EYE Filmmuseum silent film archive with curator Elif Rongen-Kaynakçi.
DVD #2 contains five more Thanhouser films held by the EYE Filmmuseum, including the new discovery An Elevator Romance (1911), the recently restored (in cooperation with the National Film Preservation Foundation) Falstaff comedy Clarence Cheats at Croquet (1915), and the five-reel feature film A Modern Monte Cristo (1917), an updated rendition of the classic 1844 adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas.
New and original music composed and performed by Ray Brubacher (The Vicar of Wakefield, Just a Shabby Doll), Andy Crow (The Coffin Ship), Ben Model (Her Nephews from Labrador, The Spoiled Darling's Doll, and all films on DVD#2).
This two disc collection was produced by Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. in collaboration with the EYE Filmmuseum and is available now for $19.95 (USD) plus shipping.
1. The Vicar of Wakefield (1910)
2. The Coffin Ship (1911)
3. Her Nephews from Labrador (1913)
4. Just a Shabby Doll (1913)
5. The Spoiled Darlings Doll (1913)
6. BONUS: EYE Archive Tour (2014)
1. Silas Marner (1911)
2. An Elevator Romance (1911)
3. Cinderella (1911) with commentary
4. Clarence Cheats at Croquet (1915)
5. A Modern Monte Cristo (1917)
6. BONUS: Cruze/Snow Wedding & Birth of Daughter Julie (1913)