The Lost World (1925) Blu-Ray Giveaway Contest (via Facebook/Blog in September)

The Lost World (1925) Blu-Ray Giveaway!
Qualifying Entry Task for Facebook/Blog

Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our The Lost World Blu-Ray giveaway contest, courtesy of Flicker Alley, in which we’ll be giving away ONE COPY of this silent classic. And, don’t forget, we’re also giving away FIVE MORE copies via Twitter this month as well, so please feel free to enter that contest too…

In order to qualify to win this collection via this Facebook/Blog contest giveaway, you must complete the below entry task by Saturday, September 30 at 8PM ESTWe will pick one winner via a random drawing and announce the winner on Facebook and on this Blog the day after the contest ends (Oct 1).

If you’re also on Twitter, please feel free to visit us at  @ClassicMovieHub for additional giveaways — because we’ll be giving away FIVE MORE copies there as well! (Click here for twitter contest details as well as more information about the blue-ray.)

The Lost World 1925 BluRay …..

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ENTRY TASK to be completed by Saturday, September 30 at 8PM EST…

Answer the below question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog post

THE QUESTION:
What is it about Silent Movies that intrigue you? Or, if you’ve never seen a silent movie, why do you want to win this particular one?

NOTE: if for any reason you encounter a problem commenting here on this blog, please feel free to tweet or DM us, or send an email to clas@gmail.com and we will be happy to create the entry for you.

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This is the world-premiere Blu-ray edition of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World, the most complete version of the film ever released. This visually stunning 2K restoration, accomplished by Lobster Films, features newly-discovered scenes and special effect sequences, incorporating almost all original elements from archives and collections around the world. Renowned silent film composer Robert Israel contributes a new and ambitious score, performed by a full orchestra in 2016.

The Lost World 1925 film, dinosaur in front of building

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Please allow us at least 24 hours to approve (and post) your comment, as we have an unprecedented amount of spam to sift through…

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Click here for the full contest rules. 

Please note that only Continental United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and the territory of Puerto Rico) entrants are eligible.

And — BlogHub members ARE eligible to win if they live within the Continental United States (as noted above).

Good Luck!

And if you can’t wait to win the DVD/Blu-Ray, you can purchase it on amazon via the below link (click on image):

Good Luck!

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–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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8 Responses to The Lost World (1925) Blu-Ray Giveaway Contest (via Facebook/Blog in September)

  1. Daniel G. says:

    Silent movies capture an era that is long gone. In the case of The Lost World, I am intrigued to see the creative ways they brought the dinosaurs to life. I am also interested to see how dinosaurs were viewed then compared to the knowledge we have now.

    • Annmarie Gatti says:

      Indeed! Many silent movies are so creative and artistic, when I watch them I am truly mesmerized…

      Thanks so much for entering and Good Luck :)

  2. Woody Woodrum says:

    Q: What is it about Silent Movies that intrigue you? Or, if you’ve never seen a silent movie, why do you want to win this particular one?

    A: For me, it is the full use of talent without the advantage of sound that is the biggest part of silent movies for me. Imagine today’s actors trying to emote without being able to talk, or the quick use of a cue card, in modern movies and you see how well the directors of silent movies, as well as the stars of the era, were able to pull you in without sound, sound effects or music (unless there was an orchestra or piano or organ at you local “flickers” theaters). It is truly acting at its greatest, making you cheer or sob without music or words. This is the actor’s paramount work, the ability to move you without words just by faces, gestures, and body language is acting at its finest.

    This film, The Lost World, is a classic, and the work Willis O’Brien did with combining live action with the dinosaurs and other creatures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 novel and he made it look realistic as O’Brien got better and better at that combination as he worked on the film. I love any movie with Wallace Beery, and you combine that with one of the few silents to feature dinosaurs, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle even made an appearance in the frontispiece to the movie. He often mentioned Professor Challenger (Beery’s character) was his favorite character of all time, and not Sherlock Holmes (which he is much more remembered for). I would love to win a copy of The Lost World, as it, like silent movies, are a lost art not enjoyed by many of today’s movie fans who have not invested the time to enjoy actors like Beery, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, or even Lewis Stone. Stone was a star in this picture along with Beery, and Stone worked in movies from 1914 until his death in 1953. Once nominated for an Oscar in 1929 (The Patriot), he also worked in seven films with Greta Garbo, including Grand Hotel where he was reunited with Beery. They are just a few of the many more great stars who made silent films great and that, combined with art that would see Willis O’Brien give “birth” to King Kong in 1933, which would inspire Ray Harryhausen to take this art form to a new plateau, but Ray and Kong had the advantage, or disadvantage, of Sound to work with. It makes O’Brien’s work in this film stand out even more with no sound for The Lost World.

    • Annmarie Gatti says:

      Well said! I only wish that more fans would give the silents a chance. I am truly mesmerized by their artistry — from the acting to the special effects, and even the ‘small’ things like editing… And, you’re right, they could move you to tears or to cheers — and that is an amazing thing…

      Thanks so much for taking the time to enter, and Good Luck :)

  3. Ronald Oliver says:

    What intrigues me most about Silent Movies, is how the actors/actresses in the film almost seem like they are speaking , even though they aren’t. Their facial expressions, their body acting/body language are performed so well! It’s amazing!

    • Annmarie Gatti says:

      Yes, I so agree… and the more silents I watch, the more I am amazed at the acting and the overall artistry… they are just so special…

      Thanks so much for entering and Good Luck :)

  4. The thing that intrigues me about silent film is the same thing that intrigues me about old time radio. You have to pay more attention than you would a sound film, and the audience must bring a little soomething of themselves to the film, due to the lack of sound. Still, there is nothing missing in a silent film. The best films of the period are master classes in the art of visual storytelling, and they continue to fascinate and amaze nearly 100 years after their original releases.

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