Sensation Seekers/A Chapter in her Life (Blu-ray)

Directed by Lois Weber

Release Year: 1927
Running Time: 139
UPC: 7 38329 25290 8
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Billie Dove
Huntley Gordon
Raymond Bloomer
Claude Gillingwater
Philips Smalley
Jane Mercer

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Directed by Lois Weber

Among the most exciting rediscoveries of silent cinema are the films of Lois Weber, who produced and directed a series of popular and provocative films at Universal Studios, often depicting women’s struggles for independence within the ever-shifting moral landscape of 1920s modernity. Sensation Seekers stars Billie Dove (The Black Pirate) as the free-spirited Egypt, a small-town girl who dreams of escape and adventure, and resists the efforts of a pious minister (Raymond Bloomer) to tame her thirst for excitement. Egypt’s progress is highlighted by moments of cinematic spectacle, including a lavish masquerade ball and a stunning shipwreck sequence. A Chapter in Her Life explores the efforts of a young girl (Jane Mercer) whose childish innocence exposes the hypocrisy and weakness that threaten the happiness of an aristocratic family.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

New 2K restorations by Universal Pictures

Audio commentary for Sensation Seekers by Shelley Stamp, author of Lois Weber in Early Hollywood


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