Kino Lorber 2018-19 Home Video Catalog - Page 100



EARLY CINEMA
They Had Faces Then
RUDOLPH VALENTINO
CECIL B. DEMILLE
MANSLAUGHTER
The Sheik
Leatrice Joy stars as a thrill-crazed rich girl
who is forced to confront her life of carefree
debauchery in the form of a tough district
attorney (Thomas Meighan) and a glamorous recreation of a Roman orgy, with all the
De Millean flourishes. New musical score
by the Alloy Orchestra.
US. 1922. 100 min. B&W.
THE CHEAT
A society woman falls victim to a Burmese
ivory trader (Sessue Hayakawa) who intends
to brand her for his own. As visually powerful today as when it was made.
U.S. 1915. 59 min. B&W.
DOUBLE-FEATURE DVD $29.95 Sale $14.99
GERMAN GAY-THEMED FILMS
OF THE SILENT ERA
George Melford
THE SHEIK
Rudolph Valentino’s most famous
role. Agnes Ayres stars as Lady Diana
Mayo, a headstrong Western woman
who infiltrates the private party of the
handsome Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan (Valentino). When the Sheik later
encounters Diana in the desert, he abducts her and takes her to his sumptuous lair. Unable to resist the Sheik’s
cruel magnetism, Diana’s defiant nature crumbles and she begins to develop affectionate feelings for her captor.
USA. 1921. 75 min. B&W. Silent w English intertitles.
Blu-ray $29.95 Sale $17.97 DVD $19.95 Sale $11.97
George Fitzmaurice
THE SON OF THE SHEIK
The silent screen’s greatest lover portrays a cultured yet untamed young
man who is lured into a thieve’s trap
by a beautiful dancer, Yasmin (Vilma
Banky). After escaping, he kidnaps
the damsel and holds her captive in
his desert lair, dressing her in Arabian
finery and threatening to unleash his
violent passion upon her. Exotic romance saturates every frame of this
Orientalist epic.
USA. 1926. 68 min. B&W. Silent w English intertitles.
Blu-ray $29.95 Sale $17.97 DVD $19.95 Sale $11.97
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Different From The Others
Carl Theodor Dreyer
MICHAEL
A tragic refashioning of the classical Greek myth of
Jupiter and Ganymede, MICHAEL takes its place
as one of the earliest, most compassionate overtly
gaythemed films in film history.
Germany. 1924. 86 min. B&W.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
William Dieterle
SEX IN CHAINS
A married man’s sexuality is thrown awry when
sentenced to prison for an accidental death. Brimming with visual invention and breathless erotic
angst, SEX IN CHAINS uniquely combines cinematic craftsmanship with bold subject matter.
Germany. 1928. 90 min. B&W.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
Richard Oswald
DIFFERENT FROM
THE OTHERS
Banned at the time of its release and believed lost
forever, this recovered film was a brave effort to
repeal Germany’s Paragraph 175 which sentenced
accused German homosexuals to jail terms for “unnatural vice between men.” can be seen. Starring
Conrad Veidt (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari).
Germany. 1919. 50 min. B&W.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
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