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Prior to arriving in Hollywood in 1930, William Dieterle worked as an actor and director in Germany during the 1920’s until the deteriorating political climate led him to emigrate. First finding work acting in German language versions of films made by Warner Bros. – including playing Captain Ahab in the German language version of Moby Dick (1930) – he quickly turned to directing full time and had a number of successes with the likes of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935), The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936), The Life of Emile Zola (1937) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939). In the middle of the 1940’s, Hal B. Wallis – who first invited Dieterle to stay in America during his tenure at Warner Bros. – would rekindle his working relationship with the director for nine films at Paramount Pictures, of which The Accused (no relation to the 1988 Jodie Foster film) was among them. Previously released on MOD DVD by Universal (the current rights holder), Kino has licensed the film for its...

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Oh dear: "there are scratches, vertical lines, dirt and tears present . . . and a slight improvement over the previous MOD DVD."

What's the point in releasing a Blu-ray disc that's little better than an imperfect DVD-R?
 

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Oh dear: "there are scratches, vertical lines, dirt and tears present . . . and a slight improvement over the previous MOD DVD."

What's the point in releasing a Blu-ray disc that's little better than an imperfect DVD-R?
Frankly, I think it's on par with a good number of Kino's releases.
 

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