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on 30 May 2013
This is a great DVD containing two slightly differing versions of Ford's vision of the building of the railroads across America. Whether you can spot the differences between the 150 minute and the 133 minute versions is a moot point, you'd probably need to watch them back to back to do it, but it's nice to have them both.

Print quality is as good as can be expected from a 1924 film, but a lot better than any other version I've seen.

The factual errors contained therein (stating that the original engines were used long after they'd seemingly been scrapped) just show that Hollywood hype was as present and correct back then as it is now, but don't let that detract from a fine film, done in an almost documentary style.

Excellent work from Eureka once again, a well packaged set with an informative booklet containing lots of pictures and features on the film. A PDF of the script is also contained on one of the discs. The only fault lies in the documentary, sorry, I mean the video essay, that we get, rather stilted in its delivery, and not as informative as it could be. Doesn't detract from the film in any way though.
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4.6 out of 5 stars
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