Item Details

Sunrise [videorecording]: A Song of Two Humans

William Fox presents ; scenario by Carl Mayer from an original theme by Hermann Sudermann ; directed by F.W. Murnau
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife." - www.imdb.com.
Director
F.W. Murnau
Performers
George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing.
Release Date
1927
Run Time
95 min.
Language
Side A: Original score in mono ; New score in stereo ; English intertitles; optional subtitles in French or Spanish
Side B: Czech intertitles ; optional subtitles in French or Spanish
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
  • Released as part of the Murnau, Borzage and Fox set.
  • Based on the story Die Reise nach Tilsit by Hermann Sudermann.
Variant Title
Sun rise
Song of two humans
Title on set box: Murnau, Borzage and Fox
Related Title
Murnau, Borzage and Fox.
Awards Note
Academy Awards: Most unique and artistic production, Best actress (Janet Gaynor), Best cinematography ; Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by the National Film Preservation Board (U.S.).
Contents
  • Side A : Movietone version of feature (95 min.)
  • Optional audio commentary by cinematographer John Bailey
  • Outtakes with audio commentary by cinematographer John Bailey
  • Outtakes with text cards
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Original scenario by Carl Mayer with annotations by F. W. Murnau
  • Sunrise screenplay
  • Restoration notes
  • Still galleries.
  • Side B : European version of feature (79 min.).
Credits
Photography, Charles Rosher, Karl Struss ; titles, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell.
Published
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
Description
1 videodisc (95 min., 79 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, full-frame.
Technical Details
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