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Early Masterpieces - 3 DVD Set - Starring Charlie Chaplin
Early Masterpieces - 3 DVD Set - Starring Charlie Chaplin
Actors: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin
Director: Charles Chaplin
Genres: Classics, Comedy, Drama
UR     2000     3hr 16min


     
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Actors: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Henry Bergman, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin
Director: Charles Chaplin
Creators: Charles Chaplin, Henry P. Caulfield, Jess Robbins, John Jasper, Maverick Terrell, Vincent Bryan
Genres: Classics, Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Silent Films, Romantic Comedies, Classic Comedies, Love & Romance
Studio: KOCH RECORDS
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 12/05/2000
Original Release Date: 04/14/1918
Theatrical Release Date: 04/14/1918
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 3hr 16min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 3
SwapaDVD Credits: 3
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: Japanese

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Movie Reviews

Not for the collector, but a good starting place
E. A. Montgomery | Florida, USA | 04/21/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"While this set offers nothing new in the way of restoration or definitive versions of the material, it's a solid introduction for the viewer unexperienced in silent films. The quality is better than a VHS copy, and the selection of material veers from the excellent to the deeply average. As a Harold Lloyd fan I've never gotten into Chaplin past City Lights. Restored silent films can be expensive and I hesitated to drop.... or more on a single film. With all of them being 'classic' how do you know where to start?This selection of early films and shorts was enjoyable in it's own right and an excellent introduction to the actor. From these three discs I got to see what I liked and disliked about Chaplin, making me more confident in buying single title films. I understand the controversy about buying poorly packaged public domain films over deluxe presentations of newly remastered and scored dvds, but the truth is that you need a sampler before you can intelligently select from the sudden wealth of product available. I found this enjoyable and inexpensive set a valuable primer in Chaplin's material and it entertains my toddler as well as anything in her own dvd collection to boot."