LANDMARKS OF EARLY SOVIET FILM:
Produced by Jeffery Masino and David Shepard
Special contents of this edition ©1997 & 2011 Film Preservation Associates, Inc.
For The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty - special contents of this edition: ©1991 Kino Intl. Corp.
Landmarks of Early Soviet Film: A 4-Disc DVD Collection of 8 Groundbreaking Films: 1924-1930 / 595 min. / B&W / Silent with music / 1:33:1 aspect ratio
These digital editions were produced by David Shepard with curatorial assistance provided by Maxim Pozdorovkin and Ana Olenina. Additional production oversight provided by Jeffery Masino.
New digital mastering for BY THE LAW, THE FALL OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY, TURKSIB, and SALT FOR SVANETIA was performed by Bret Hampton.
Speed correction, digital cleaning, image stabilization, and audio layback on THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MR. WEST IN THELAND OF THE BOLSHEVIKS, OLD AND NEW, THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA, and STRIDE SOVIET! were achieved at Lobster Films Studios, Paris.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MR. WEST IN THELAND OF THE BOLSHEVIKS, OLD AND NEW, THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA, and BY THE LAW feature music by Robert Israel; STRIDE SOVIET! features music by Eric Beheim; THE FALL OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY features music by Alexander Rannie; TURKSIB features music by Zoran Borisavljevic; SALT FOR SVANETIA features music by Zoran Borisavljevic.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MR. WEST IN THELAND OF THE BOLSHEVIKS, OLD AND NEW, THE HOUSE ON TRUBNAYA, and STRIDE SOVIET!: English translations by Maxim Pozdorovkin and Ana Olenina; BY THE LAW: English translations by Jay Leyda; THE FALL OF THE ROMANOV DYNASTY: English translations by Yuri Tsivian; TURKSIB: English titles by John Grierson; SALT FOR SVANETIA: English translations by Alex Litvak.
All film materials are made possible through the Blackhawk Films Collection and the Harvard Film Archive.
Very special thanks to the Academy Film Archive, Brian Drischell, Haden Guest, Bret Hampton, Harvard Film Archive, Kino Lorber, Alex Litvak, Ana Olenina, Max Pozdorovkin, Brian Shirey, Yuri Tsivian.