DVDs | Kino International | c2003
New York : Kino International, c2003.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
American silent horror collection
Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Olga Baclanova, Cesare Gravina.
Director, Paul Leni ; screenplay, J. Grubb Alexander ; photography, Gilbert Warrenton.
Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1928.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A man whose features were distorted into a permanent grin by order of King James II becomes a clown with a circus troupe where he meets and falls in love with a beautiful blind girl.
Special features: 20-min. documentary on the making of the film; home movie footage of Conrad Veidt, Greta Garbo, Emil Jannings, and Camilla Horn; gallery of rare photographs and art; booklet essay by John Soister; excerpt of the Italian release version; excerpt from Victor Hugo's original novel.
K310 Kino International