From the British Film Institute
DUAL FORMAT edition – you will receive both DVD and Blu-ray discs.
Year: 1928; Silent with music
Director: Anthony Asquith
Black & white and tinted
Running Time approx: 94 min
The BFI National Archive’s acclaimed restoration of Anthony Asquith’s tale of love, jealousy and murder in a stunning Dual Format Edition. This classic British film from the silent era features Neil Brand’s new orchestral score, recorded live in 2012. Anthony Asquith balances the light and dark sides of London life, aided by a superb cast with Brian Aherne and Elissa Landi as the young lovers and Norah Baring and Cyril McLaglen their unhappy counterparts. Underground evokes the life of the ordinary Londoner with the bustling underground and the capitalís parks, double-decker buses, pubs and shabby bedsits.
Presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition.
Newly commissioned score by Neil Brand presented in 5.1 and 2.0.
Alternative score by Chris Watson.
Restoring Underground (2009,9 mins): featurette on the restoration.
The Premier and His Little Son (1909-12, 1 min): previously unseen footage of Anthony Asquith as a child.
A Trip on the Metropolitan Railway (1910, 13 mins, DVD only).
Scenes at Piccadilly Circus and Hyde Park Corner (1930-32, 6 mins, DVD only).
Seven More Stations (1948, 12 mins, DVD only): a film about the expansion of the Central Line beyond Stratford.
Under Night Streets (1958, 20 mins): a documentary about the tube’s nightshift workers.
Illustrated booklet featuring film notes and new essays by Christian Wolmar and Neil Brand.
OUR PRICE £15 with Free UK Postage