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Under Full Sail: Silent Cinema on the High Seas DVD
Under Full Sail: Silent Cinema on the High Seas

Under Full Sail: Silent Cinema on the High Seas

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Flicker Alley invites you to discover a time when the truest adventure had the wind at your back and an infinite horizon all around. UNDER FULL SAIL: SILENT CINEMA ON THE HIGH SEAS proudly collects five breathtaking films that preserve the romance,grandeur and allure of windjammers sailing open waters, exquisitely photographed in the style of the time. The Yankee Clipper (1927), produced by Cecil B. DeMille and directed by Rupert Julian, restored to the most complete version available since the film s release, is a feature-length melodrama recreating the real-life race from Foo Chow to Boston for the China tea trade. The gorgeous production filmed at sea for six weeks aboard the 1856 wooden square-rigger Indiana with stars William Boyd,Elinor Fair and Frank Junior Coghlan. Renowned organist Dennis James, in his solo DVD premiere, accompanies the film on an original-installation 1928 Wurlitzer pipe organ, recorded at Seattle s Paramount Theatre. Around the Horn in a Square Rigger (1933) was filmed by noted sailor and author Alan Villiers documenting the record-breaking 83-day voyage of the 1902 barque Parma from Australia to England in the 1933 Grain Race. Villiers writes, We wanted to make a picture that would capture some of the stirring beauty of these ships, that would perpetuate, in the realm of shadows at least, something of the glory of their wanderings ... some glimmer of understanding of the attraction which they hold over those who sail in them. Music by Eric Beheim. The Square Rigger (1932), an early sound short filmed as part of Fox s Magic Carpet of Movietone, shows life aboard the schoolship Dar Pomorza, The White Frigate. Built in 1909 as the Prinzess Eitel Friedrich, it was ceded from Germany
Title: Under Full Sail: Silent Cinema on the High Seas
Genre: Drama-Classics (Silent Films)
Starring: William Boyd, William Walcott, Dennis James, Elinor Fair, William Cavanaugh, Junior Coghlan, Leigh R. Smith, Elizabeth Foley, John Miljan, Walter Long
Directors: Elmer Clifton, Rupert Julian
Studio: Flicker Alley
Attributes: Black & White, Dolby, Silent Movie
Release Date: 12/8/2009
Product Type: DVD
Rated: PG
UPC: 617311674396
Item #: EEG006743

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