Chang: A Drama Of The Wilderness

Image Ent.   (1927) / Region 1
Review
Wishlist
Chang: A Drama Of The Wilderness

Sign In to hide.

DVD
Free Shipping
Orders of $25.00 or more will be shipped our Standard Shipping option and the shipping is completely FREE. Learn more

Buy DVD
Unavailable

Chang: A Drama Of The Wilderness

Chang is a revelation. Not only is the film the obvious prototype for Cooper and Schoedsack's later masterpiece King Kong, but it is a terrifically entertaining film in its own right. In fact, Merian C. Cooper said in 1966 that Chang was "still the best picture I ever made."

Shot entirely in Siam, the film tells the story of a farmer and his family who have settled a small patch of land on the edge of the jungle. Their existence is a constant struggle against the many wild animals around them - bears, tigers, leopards, and even...changs! The climactic elephant stampede is still one of the most exciting scenes in cinema history.

When the filmed opened in 1927, reviewers applauded and audiences flocked to theaters to learn what a "chang" was - making it one of the box office hits of the year.

A new score for Chang was written by Bangkok composer Bruce Gaston and performed by Fong Naam, Thailand's world-famous orchestra of traditional music.

Details

  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Sep 01 2000
  • Production Year 1927
  • Empire SKU 18808
  • UPC Code 014381592221
  • Studio  Image Ent.
  • Packaging Snap
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-SL

Features

Audio Commentary by Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
Chang Production Essay
Chang Color Test
Chang Original Press Kit

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Video
    Standard 1.33:1 B&W

Review "Chang: A Drama Of The Wilderne"

Film Rating
(Slide to Set Rating)

1
5
5 


Alias is displayed publicly
All submitted comments become the sole property of DVD Empire. DVD Empire reserves the right to not post this comment for any reason.
   or     Cancel

Reviews for "Chang: A Drama Of The Wilderne"