ANNOUNCING SOME BIG BIG NEWS…
from The Restoration Crew
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Written by: Randy Gitsch, Cinerama Restoration Crew
Cinerama Inc. has announced that the Cinerama Restoration Crew has been
newly booked to screen a variety of 3-panel Cinerama process triptych motion
pictures from its unique legacy film library at upcoming retrospective film
events at home in the U.S. and across Europe.
The Cinerama Restoration Crew of Chief Restorationist Dave Strohmaier, and
Producer, Randy Gitsch, who together have overseen the digital re-mastering,
and recombination of these pictures, will accompany a variety of titles
overseas, and will again present a historical back-story and restoration
demonstration accompanying each screening.
Primary among these upcoming screenings will be the latest digital versions
of both “This is Cinerama” (1952) and
“Windjammer: The Voyage of the
Christian Radich” (1958), for which the team had recently been
refunded to access better original camera elements so as to surpass their
Commencing on Jan 21, the team will
screen both these new versions in New York City at the Museum of Modern
Art, as a part of their To Save and Project film series.
Additional engagements have now been scheduled for the Eye Filmmuseum in
Amsterdam, on Mar. 1-4, followed by a similar multi-day event at the
Cinematheque Francaise in Paris, for their Toute la Memoire du Monde program
on Mar. 7-9.
NEW: Additional engagements have now been scheduled for the
Cinematek in Copenhagen (Denmark) May 24., 25. and 26.
A stand-alone screening of “Windjammer” is slated for the Colosseum
Kino, in Oslo, on May 27. The Colosseum is the largest theater in Norway and
the venue where the Norwegian-American co-production originally premiered.
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All films have additionally been letterboxed in Strohmaier’s trademarked
Smilebox®, to simulate the curved
screen viewing experience of the original theatrical presentations.
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Strohmaier and Randy Gitsch - in conversation with Mark Lyndon
with producer Randy Gitsch
Interview with Cinerama's Dave
Louis de Rochemont's
"Windjammer" produced in Cinemiracle
in70mm.com's Cinerama page
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