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HOMECOMING (1928) and FRANCE AND THE GREAT WAR (1918)
and FRANCE AND THE GREAT WAR (1916)
HOMECOMING starring Lars Hanson, Gustav Frolich and Dita Parlo. Directed by Joe May. One of the last great silents to come from the legendary German UFA Studio. Richard (Lars Hanson - THE WIND) and Karl (Gustav Frolich - METROPOLIS) are German soldiers who are taken prisoner during the first world war. Forced to man a Siberian ferry together, Richard relates endless stories of his beloved wife and home until Karl knows them all nearly by heart. They become separated during a desperate escape and Karl, who works his way to freedom, becomes intimately acquainted with Anna - Richard's wife!
FRANCE AND THE GREAT WAR Warfare and weaponry are captured on the battlefield by the camera. Go aloft in a French warplane during a dog fight in real time - see the enemy plane crash and capture! New weapons are discovered, confiscated and demonstrated! An experimental water plane is put through it's paces! Real battlefield action with guns and cannon! Prisoners are searched, questioned and processed into concentration camps! This is a a fascinating look at raw, uncensored footage from the Great War!
Original music score composed and performed by Jeff Rapsis!
Lars Hanson, Gustav Frolich and Dita Parlo