Abel Gance

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Stefan Andersson
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Re: Abel Gance

#176 Post by Stefan Andersson » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:25 pm

A French-language review of La Roue on French Blu:
http://retro-hd.com/tests/blu-ray/2942-la-roue.html

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Red Screamer
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Re: Abel Gance

#177 Post by Red Screamer » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:28 pm

The Cinémathèque française is streaming La Folie du docteur Tube in HD with some valuable programming notes. It looks great and a cursory internet search suggests this is probably the only copy of the film in what I assume is its original aspect ratio. But I don't have the Lucrezia Borgia DVD. Can anyone confirm/deny? Anyway, I loved this. Had I seen it at the time of our pre-1920s list project, it would've received a high ranking on my list.

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Re: Abel Gance

#178 Post by swo17 » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:49 pm

I just checked my DVD. It's in the same ratio but there is more image on the right and less on the left. It also doesn't look as good and runs four minutes shorter, due at least in part to playing at a faster speed

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Re: Abel Gance

#179 Post by Stefan Andersson » Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:45 pm

Video lecture on Gance, in French, no subs:
https://vimeo.com/175241788

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