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Perils of the new land. Disc 1, The Italian

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN)

Edition

Full screen version.

Languages

Silent film with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.

Performers

George Beban, Clara Williams, Fanny Midgley, Leo Willis, J. Frank Burke.

Publication Information

Los Angeles, CA : Flicker Alley, [2008]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (ca. 78 min.) : b&w, sd. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

An Italian gondolier comes to America and settles in lower Manhattan. There he operates a shoeshine business, eventually saving enough money to import his fiancée. Crime, poverty, and tragedy soon impact their lives.

Notes

Title from disc label.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915.

Special features: Optional audio essay soundtrack by Giorgio Bertellin ; two shorts: Police force, New York City (ca. 9 min.) -- McQuade of the traffic squad (ca. 16 min.).

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