Saturday, October 01, 2016

Kraków – obchody 500. rocznicy bitwy pod Grunwaldem / [Cracow – Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald]

PL Austrian Partition 1910. 40 m /16 fps/ 2 min
    35 mm print from: Filmoteca Narodowa, Warszawa, with Polish intertitles
    Le Giornate del Cinema Muto: Polonia: Non-fiction
    Viewed at Teatro Verdi, Pordenone, with e-subtitles in English and Italian by SubTi, grand piano: John Sweenedy, 1 Oct 2016

A cinematographic glimpse of a magnificent historical pageant, Sokol displays of gymnastics, riding, and show jumping. Girls dancing on a huge field. This sample gives a feeling of the momentous celebration.

A low contrast print.

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