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MISS MEND (1926) (DVD)

Miss Mend, an action-packed adventure serial in three feature-length episodes, was produced in Russia with the goal of rivaling, and possibly even surpassing, the most entertaining American movies of the 1920s. Instead of the avant-garde works of Sergei Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov, Russian audiences were enchanted by fast-moving American films starring serial queens like Pearl White, swashbuckling heroes like Douglas Fairbanks, and comedians from the Keystone Cops to Lloyd, Keaton and Chaplin.

Miss Mend meets them all head-on and hardly stops for breath. It features beautiful location photography, impressive stunt scenes; horse, car and boat chases, radio towers, jazz bands and even a spectacular train wreck, interspersed with visual references to German film classics like Nosferatu, Caligari and Dr. Mabuse, The film’s heroine, Vivian Mend, is an elegant urban professional who earns her own living and raises a child without the help of any man. But the film, partially set in an imagined America where everything is new and progressive (from technology to social relations and lifestyles) also includes a few more-than-pointed comments on labor relations, racism, excessive wealth, gratuitous violence and even rape.

Actors: Natalya Glan, Boris Barnet, Igor Ilyinsky, Vladimir Fogel, Sergei Komarov
Directors: Boris Barnet, Fedor Ozep
Format: Black & White, NTSC, Silent
Language: Russian
Region: All Regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 2
Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Run Time: 285 minutes

  
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