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Beyond the rocks

Author: Sam WoodJesse L LaskyJack CunninghamRudolph ValentinoGloria SwansonAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Milestone Film and Video : Distributed by New Yorker Video, ©2005.
Series: Milestone cinematheque.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [English version]View all editions and formats
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A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Silent films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Elinor Glyn
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Wood; Jesse L Lasky; Jack Cunningham; Rudolph Valentino; Gloria Swanson; Robert Bolder; Elinor Glyn; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.; Nederlands Filmmuseum.; New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1933920017 9781933920016
OCLC Number: 70292800
Language Note: Silent film with music and English intertitles; optional French or Dutch subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel by Elinor Glyn.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1922; restored in 2005.
Bonus features: introduction by Martin Scorsese; The delicious little devil (short film with Rudolph Valentino and Mae Murray, 54 min.); stills gallery from Gloria Swanson's collection; 85 minute wire recording of Gloria Swanson from 1955; interviews, articles and videos detailing the restoration process; alternative audio track with more sound effects.
Bonus material and artwork c2006.
"Festival de Cannes official selection"--Title frames.
Credits: Camera, Alfred Gilks ; new score by Henny Vrientan ; restoration production, Frank Roumen ; restoration, Giovanna Fossati.
Performer(s): Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Edythe Chapman, Alec B. Francis, Robert Bolder, Gertrude Astor, Mabel Van Buren, Helen Dunbar, Raymond Brathwayt, Frank Butler, June Elvidge.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., b&w with col. tinting ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Beyond the rocks (1922, 85 min.) --
Delicious little devil (1919, 54 min.).
Series Title: Milestone cinematheque.
Other Titles: Delicious little devil.
Responsibility: the Nederlands Filmmuseum presents ; directed by Sam Wood ; screenplay by Jack Cunningham ; produced by Jesse Lasky for Paramount Pictures and Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
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A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script.

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Beyond the Rocks

(EMRO user published 2006-09-11 ) Very Good Permalink
For many film historians the discovery of a lost film starring two of the most important stars of the silent era is cause for great celebration, and so the arrival of the 1922 Beyond the Rocks last year on the festival circuit prompted screenings at the prestigious Cannes and New York Film Festival...
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