Friday, July 08, 2005

Boireau sauveteur

FR 1913. PC: Pathé Frères. D: André Deed. Starring André Deed (Boireau). B. 5664. 139 m /16 fps/ 8'. Good AFF print. ♪ Donald Sosin. Friday 8 July 2005, Cinéma Lumière 1, Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna. Following Bulletin Pathé: Boireau, busy repairing fishing nets, notices a man struggling at sea, and becomes a lifeguard. He collects some twenty life preservers, knocks over a dozen people, and puts a boat to sea. However, he cannot swim. The most difficult thing is to convince the poor victim, a common swimmer, to get on the boat. In the commotion, the boat is overturned, and Boireau is rescued by the swimmer.

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