Sold Out “Windjammer” Screening And Christian Radich
Cruise Closes The 2015 European Cinerama Festival Tour
Live From the European
Cinerama Festival Tour
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Another full house
ready to sail away with ‘Windjammer".
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After 22 days on marquees and movie screens, the 2015 European Cinerama
Festival Tour has closed its’ last show in Oslo, Norway with a sold-out
presentation of “Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich” at the
Norwegian Film Institute’s Cinemateket. The film is a Norwegian
favorite. It’s opening and close are shot in Oslo, and its’ widescreen
adventure narrative is set on a real-life Norwegian sail-training ship
with 45 young sailor trainees onboard.
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Randy Gitsch and Dave Strohmaier
are welcomed onboard by Christian Radich Foundation Managing Director
and the evening’s cruise host Einar Corwin.
That screening, filling all of the Tancred auditorium’s 196 seats, was
followed by a 4-hour long cruise in the Oslo fjord on the film’s star
vessel, the 3-masted windjammer, Christian Radich. Stars of the 1958
motion picture, Jan Halversen (“Cadet #34“), Tore Bilet (“Cadet #85”)
and Edvard Hokland (“Cadet #22”) joined other sail-training and cruise
veterans, and seaworthy film fans on the mini Cinemiracle Adventure. All
enjoyed delicious Norwegian fish soup during their time onboard.
Tore Bilet, a young cadet on the
1956-57 voyage, talks to Gitsch and Strohmaier on the poop deck.
The tour showcased the digitally remastered 3-panel Cinerama library
titles complete to-date and commenced on April 18 in Karlsruhe’s
Schauberg Cinerama Theate. It then moved on to Innsbruck, Austria’s Leo
Kino, followed by an engagement at Dusseldorf’s Metropol and ended at
Dave Strohmaier, Randy Gitsch, Tom
March and Norwegian Film Institute Curator, Jan Eberholst Olsen, all
know it’s a BIG show when “Windjammer” plays at Oslo’s Cinemateket.
Picture by Jannicke Stendal Hansen.
Dave Strohmaier, the Director of all the Cinerama title’s digital
re-mastering, and Randy Gitsch, producer on them made 28 presentations
over the length of the tour, including a restoration production seminar
before students at Innsbruck University. Cinerama enthusiast, producer
and avid photographer, Tom March, joined his American friends on the
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