Drifting/White Tiger (Blu-ray)

Directed by Tod Browning

Release Year: 1923
Running Time: 161
UPC: 7 38329 25141 3
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: Engish Intertitles
Genres: Drama, Crime
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Cast
Priscilla Dean
Matt Moore
Wallace Beery
Anna May Wong
Raymond Griffith

Crew
Directed by Tod Browning

After the runaway success of Outside the Law, director Tod Browning reteamed with star Priscilla Dean on Drifting, another hard-boiled crime picture flavored with Orientalism. Set in a remote Chinese village, and staged on an epic scale, Dean stars as Cassie Cook, an opium trafficker caught between an undercover government agent (Matt Moore) and a fellow smuggler (Wallace Beery). Dean may have been the star, but it is Anna May Wong (age eighteen and on the brink of stardom), who steals the show during the film’s fiery climax.
An early attempt by Browning to infuse the crime melodrama with elements of the uncanny (spurring the evolution of the American horror film), White Tiger involves a band of jewel thieves who employ a chess-playing automaton to gain entry into the homes of the wealthy. But their elaborate plans are haunted by omens, and they seem doomed to an inescapable fate. This disc also contains the only surviving footage of Browning and Dean’s 1919 The Exquisite Thief, one of the key films in establishing Dean’s persona as the glamorous jewel thief.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio commentary for Drifting by film historian Anthony Slide

Musical score by Anton Sanko

Audio commentary for White Tiger by film historian Bret Wood

Musical score by Andrew Earle Simpson

Fragment of the “lost” Tod Browning/Priscilla Dean film The Exquisite Thief


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