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Oslo's Red Carpet Widescreen Event
"Windjammer" Reunion, Oslo

The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Randy GitschDate: 13.05.2010
Updated: 15.10.2023
Harald Tusberg and Kaare Terland, friends and "Windjammer" co-stars. Image by Fredrik Mortensen

"Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich"
returned to Oslo by storm last week, resulting in capacity audiences and many pleased patrons. The digital preservation played three shows, two of which "sold out", in the Norwegian Film Institutes Cinemateket Kino. Booked into the NFI's 70mm Film Festival, the roadshow version newly remastered for DVD, marked the picture's triumphant return to the city that launched its very production, in 1956.

• Go to Gallery: Red Carpet event "Windjammer" Reunion, Oslo, Norway
• Go to On the Trail of "Windjammer" - A Visit to Oslo
• Go to "Windjammer" Cast & Crew Interviews in Oslo
• Go to Louis de Rochemont's "Windjammer" produced in Cinemiracle
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Gallery: Red Carpet event "Windjammer" Reunion, Oslo, Norway

On the Trail of "Windjammer" - A Visit to Oslo

"Windjammer" Press Release

The 9th Oslo 70mm festival

Movie Star Visits Copenhagen

Louis de Rochemont's "Windjammer" produced in Cinemiracle

"Windjammer" Cast & Crew Interviews in Oslo
Meeting Lasse Kolstad for the first time, he's got our attention. His wife Bab (concealed), Meta Terland, co-star Kaare Terland, myself, Dave and Carin-Anne Strohmaier get acquainted. Image by Fredrik Mortensen

Special guests during the Sunday, May 2, Red Carpet event included stars, Lasse Kolstad and his wife, Bab Christensen, Kaare Terland and wife, Meta, and Harald Tusberg, who was caught singing along to his on-screen harmonizing. In attendence as well were many other cast and crew members, the vast majority of whom had not seen the picture since it's April 25, 1958, Oslo premiere at the city's largest screen, the still venerated Collosseum Kino.

Dave and myself presenting our extra "Facelift" show. 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 Fredrik Mortensen

Original cadets making appearance at the screenings included, Jon Reistad, Jan Halvorsen, Kjell Christensen, Tore Bilet and Ivar Hovden. Additionally, one of the picture's technical advisors, Alf R. Bjercke, caught the show. Turi de Rochemont, widow of the picture's primary director, Louis de Rochemont III, along with their son, Marius, joined the festivites, as did the grandson of the ship's captain, Hans-Christian Kjelstrup, and several other proud members of the Kjelstrup family.
An added bonus. Turi deRochemont saved all these years, and brought with her to the show, some 1958 premiere napkins. Image by Fredrik Mortensen

David Strohmaier and myself presented in advance of two of the features screenings, our behind-the-scenes/behind-the-story show, "Remastering a Widescreen Classic: Windjammer Gets a Major Facelift", which primed our audiences nicely, to stick around for the feature. Similarly to the show we've presented for several years to accompany our "Cinerama Adventure" feature documentary, our "Facelift" event walks viewers through a historical perspective on the picture, its Cinemiracle widescreen process, and the celebrated tall ships starring in it, as well as the arduous preservation process, digital tools used and troubles encountered in remastering a three-panel picture such as this one. In essence, Dave and I have designed this show to rise to those expectations of what you might want a great DVD "extra" to include, and were fortunate to have several audience members tell us they enjoyed it.
The audience gets it! How do you recreate a curved screen experience on the flat screen at the Cinemateket Kino? Our Smilebox® three-dimensional graphic does the trick. Image by Fredrik Mortensen

Einar Corwin, Managing Director the the Christian Radich Sail Training Foundation, spoke at each screening to introduce the star of the film, the three-masted, square-rigger, Christian Radich, which still sails and trains throughout the year from berths in Oslo and Bergen.

With the 70mm Film Festival held early this year to coincide with Oslo's hosting the Federation Internationale des Archives du Film ("FIAF") Congress, film archivists from around the world were able to catch the show as well as widescreen film fans. A memorable week for all concerned. Even the Icelandic volcano quieted down in cooperation.
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Updated 15-10-23