Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden

Director: Lewis Milestone

Cast: Corinne Griffith, Louise Dresser, Lowell Sherman

     
 

Having worn out his welcome in country-bumpkin roles, silent film star Charles Ray made an effort to re-establish himself in sophisticated parts. The Garden of Eden finds the dinner-jacketed Ray as a urbane Parisian bachelor, with Corinne Griffith co-starring as a wide-eyed rural lass. While visiting Paris, the nonplused Corinne is transformed into an elegantSee more details below

Overview

Having worn out his welcome in country-bumpkin roles, silent film star Charles Ray made an effort to re-establish himself in sophisticated parts. The Garden of Eden finds the dinner-jacketed Ray as a urbane Parisian bachelor, with Corinne Griffith co-starring as a wide-eyed rural lass. While visiting Paris, the nonplused Corinne is transformed into an elegant fashion plate by a mysterious "fairy godmother." Directed by Lewis Milestone, The Garden of Eden featurs art-direction courtesy of William Cameron Menzies.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/22/2003
UPC:
0803120002226
Original Release:
1928
Rating:
NR
Source:
Flicker Alley
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
1:18:00

Special Features

The most complete version of film curently available digitally mastered from the best surviving film elements; A new digitally recorded score by renowned silent film composer Robert Israel; Extensive text excerpts, lobby cards and other promotional images from the original 1928 press book for the film; Contemporary cast bios for all main players complete with original promotional photographs; Production stills from the estate of director Lewis Milestone; Color in the Garden of Eden

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits/Opera Dreams [4:11]
2. The Palais de Paris [2:55]
3. The Baron Henri D'Avril [6:21]
4. Toni Meets th eBaron [7:25]
5. Rosa and Toni Go to Monte Carlo [3:22]
6. The Baroness Rosa de Garcer [3:21]
7. Richard Dupont [8:59]
8. Colonel Dupont Comes Courting [3:00]
9. The Garden of Eden [5:48]
10. What My Lips Can't Say for Me [4:25]
11. Two Proposals [14:54]
12. The Relatives [3:49]
13. The Truth and Uncle Henri [7:37]
14. The Wedding in Bed/End Credits [2:38]

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