Thursday, July 07, 2005

Gribouille redevient Boireau

FR 1912. PC: Pathé Frères. Starring André Deed (Boireau), Valentina Frascaroli. 213 m /20 fps/ 10'. Brilliant print from Cin. fr. 2002. ♪ Neil Brand. Thursday 7 July 2005, Cinéma Lumière 1, Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna. Following Bulletin Pathé: Gribouille (Cretinetti) once in France called himself Boireau before falling in love with a Sicilian girl, but her terrible father has Gribouille run away over the border back to France. There is an incredible locomotive chase with a terrible explosion. Gribouille flies to the clouds and falls through a cinema studio roof like a meteor. He is welcomed with open arms, a number of lenses focus on him, and repatriation complete, he can become Boireau again.

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