"Windjammer" sails into the Kinemathek Hamburg
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|Written by: Randy
Gitsch, The "Windjammer" Restoration Crew||Date:
and myself presenting our
"Windjammer Gets a Facelift!" show
in Olso 2010. We're fortunate to be able
to share many on location production stills from the personal collection of
the late Richard Pietschmann, the sound recordist on the picture. Image by
Hallo jeder! Just a word to let you all know that the Kinemathek Hamburg has
invited us to screen our digital
restoration and reconstruction of "Windjammer: The Voyage of the
Christian Radich" (1958) at their
Metropolis Kino, on Thursday,
May 5, at 8 P.M. This is the entire, 142 minute roadshow version of the
original, three-panel, Cinemiracle
picture, with entre, entracte and exit music, and of course, now it's in
full color. It will screen then as a part of their Norwegian film festival.
Dave Strohmaier and
myself will host the film,
and present immediately before it, at 7:30 P.M., our "Windjammer Gets a
Facelift!" behind-the-scenes stop'n'go show.
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"Windjammer" Press Release
"Windjammer" in Cinemiracle
Oslo's Red Carpet Widescreen
Movie Star Visits Copenhagen
The Grindel Filmtheater
The "Savoy" in Hamburg
There will be a second screening on Sunday, May 8, tentatively set for 4:30
P.M., however Dave and I will be heading back the U.S. by that time. For
either show, we suggest you get there early to guarantee yourself a seat.
Our three Oslo screenings last year included sold-out shows. [Sorry if you
missed us in Bradford or
Aalborg.] Hamburg was the home port of the
picture's tragic co-star, the Pamir, so we might attract a large following.
A full house in Hamburg might garner further invites to screen the
picture elsewhere in Europe, so please come. You'll be humming songs
from the soundtrack on your way out of the Metropolis Kino.
Although they have not yet updated it for May events, here is the
website for upcoming details.
We hope to see you in Hamburg.
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