Retour de Flamme 4

Retour de Flamme 4

Lobster Films

Compilation of 15 short films made between 1906 and 1944, in black and white and in colored versions, restored from original elements: newsreel-type footage, obscure Hollywood shorts, cartoons, promotional films and just plain odd bits of celluloid. Among others there are a preview trailer with the Marx Brothers, an early tinted adaption of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, a strange French animation film in Art Deco style, Laurel & Hardy presenting the MGM production for 1936, one of the best slapstick comedies of Mack Sennett and a Technicolor puppet animation by George Pal.

The films

I'll Say She Is - USA 1931 - Directed by: unknown - Cast: The Marx Brothers - Produced by: Paramount -

La Peine du Talon - France 1906 - Directed by: Gaston Velle - Produced by: Pathé -

Alice in Wonderland - USA 1915 - Directed and written by: W.W. Young - Cast: Viola Savoy - Produced by: American Film Company / Nonpareil Feature Film Corp. - Premiere: 19.1.1915

Playmates - USA 1944 - Directed by: unknown - Music by: Billy McDonald and His Highlanders -

Male Order - USA 1941 - Directed by: unknown -

The Sheik of Araby - USA 1944 - Directed by: unknown - Music by: Spike Jones -

La Crue de la Seine - France 1910 - Directed by: unknown - Produced by: Eclipse -

To Spring - USA 1936 - Directed by: Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising - Music by: Scott Bradley - Produced by: MGM - Premiere: June 4, 1936

Les Femmes députés - France 1912 - Directed by: unknown - Cast: Madeleine Guitty - Produced by: Lux -

MGM Promo Reel - USA 1936 - Directed by: unknown - Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy - Produced by: MGM -

Les Gosses et la Butte - France 1916 - Directed by: unknown -

La Joie de vivre - France 1934 - Directed by: Anthony Gross - Music by: Tibor Harsanyi - Produced by: Animat

Lizzies of the Field - USA 1924 - Directed by: Del Lord - Written by: Mack Sennett - Cast: Billy Bevan, Sid Smith, Jack Lloyd, Barbara Pierce, Andy Clyde - Produced by: Mack Sennett Comedies - Premiere: September 7, 1924

Philips Broadcast of 1938 - GB 1938 - Directed by: George Pal - Music by: Ambrose and His Orchestra

Der Flug um den Erdball (Episode 4) - Germany 1924 - Directed by: Willi Wolff - Written by: Robert Liebmann, Willi Wolff - Cast: Ellen Richter, Anton Pointner, Reinhold Schünzel, Hans Brausewetter, Paul Biensfeld, Claire Lotto - Produced by: Ellen Richter Film - Premiere: March 6, 1925

DVD Features

  • I'll Say She Is USA 1931, 5'
  • La Peine du Talon (colored) France 1906, 4'
  • Alice in Wonderland (tinted) USA 1915, 28'
  • Playmates USA 1944, 3'
  • Male Order USA 1941, 3'
  • The Sheik of Araby USA 1944, 3'
  • La Crue de la Seine (tinted) France 1910, 5'
  • To Spring (Technicolor) USA 1936, 9'
  • Les Femmes députés (tinted) France 1912, 8'
  • MGM Promo Reel USA 1936, 9'
  • Les Gosses de la Buttes France 1916, 4'
  • La Joie de Vivre France 1934, 9'
  • Lizzies of the Field USA 1924, 10'
  • Philips Broadcast of 1938 (Technicolor) GB 1938, 5'
  • Rund um die Erde Episode 4 (tinted) Germany 1924, 28'
  • Piano scores by Eric Le Guen and Neil Brand
  • Chapter selection
  • Texts wich background information

Edited by: Lobster Films
DVD Authoring & DVD Supervision: Serge Bromberg, Eric Lange

TV Format Original format Audio format Language Subtitles Region code
4:3 (PAL)
1.33:1
1.37:1
Dolby Digital 2.0
(mono)
English
French
English
French
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