Chaplin’s Mutual Comedies is presented by Flicker Alley and The Blackhawk Films® Collection. Charlie Chaplin is a name in cinema that is rich with history. The work that he did with the Mutual Film Company is where he did some of his best work. For the 12 films he made with them, he made a salary of $670,000 or $14,500,000 in 2014.
The Steelbook is a 5-disc Blu-ray/DVD box 5-disc set that is releasing August 12th, 2014. Flicker Alley is also having a contest for this awesome Steelbook. Just enter through the link at the bottom by signing up for the Flicker Alley newsletter and they are randomly selecting a winner!
This is there statement:
Flicker Alley and The Blackhawk Films® Collection are proud to present the premiere of CHAPLIN’S MUTUAL COMEDIES, a 5-disc Blu-ray/DVD box set featuring 12 newly restored films (The Floorwalker, The Fireman, The Vagabond, One A.M., The Count, The Pawnshop, Behind the Screen, The Rink, Easy Street, The Cure, The Immigrant, and The Adventurer).Under the aegis of Association Chaplin, these editions are scanned at a resolution of 2,000 lines from original 35mm prints gathered from archives all over the world, then digitally assembled and restored, a collaborative effort of Lobster Films in Paris and L’Immagine Ritrovata in Bologna, Italy. Each film offers the option of either improvised piano accompaniment or a full orchestral score-all brand-new recordings. Among the many well-known composers and musicians featured are Eric Beheim, Neil Brand, Timothy Brock, Antonio Coppola, Carl Davis, Stephen Horne, Robert Israel, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, Maud Nelissen, Donald Sosin, and Gabriel Thibaudeau.
-A 34-page booklet with rare, behind-the-scenes images, and an extensive essay by film historian and author Jeffrey Vance (Chaplin: Genius of Cinema).
-The home-video premiere of a 52-minute documentary by Serge Bromberg and Eric Lange, The Birth of the Tramp, which chronicles Chaplin’s rise to stardom in concordance with early cinema’s growth from fairground attraction into an international industry.
-Chaplin’s Goliath by Academy Award® winner Kevin Macdonald, which tells the story of Charlie’s nemesis Eric Campbell, who achieved screen immortality with his appearances in eleven of these comedies.
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The product page where this can be ordered can also be seen Here – Charlie Chaplin