CineMiracle’s “Windjammer” at Warner Grand

posted by Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on November 19, 2010 at 10:50 am

SAN PEDRO, CA — “Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich"
Hi Def digital on the 50 foot screen, filmed in CineMiracle
Sunday, November 21, 6 p.m. $10
Warner Grand Theatre
478 West 6th Street
San Pedro, California

See this exciting screening of the record of a training cruise of the full-rigged S/S Christian Radich from Oslo across the Atlantic through the Cariibbean to New York and back home again.

Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois

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Comments (12)

Simon Overton
Simon Overton on November 19, 2010 at 3:33 pm

If I still lived in Long Beach, I would enjoy going just to see the spectacular auditorium AND sitting in the balcony… it’s so much more exciting!

CapnRob on November 20, 2010 at 10:56 am

Is this a 3 screen presentation or just really wide screen?

William on November 20, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Most likely a HD smilebox presentation from HD-Cam or Blu-ray. Smilebox version is the way “How the West Was Won” was presented in the Blu-ray edition.

KJB2012 on November 20, 2010 at 2:32 pm

This is GREAT news. Although I’ve seen this film, it sounds very interesting.
Hopefully someday, before it’s too late, they will redo “Brothers Grim”. I’ve never seen that either. But from the stills it looks impressive.

LawMann on November 20, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Are there plans to show this movie in other Los Angeles theatres after it’s showing at the Warner? I saw this movie as a 6 year old at Graumsn’s Chinese in 1958. It was shown in the original CineMiracle but I don’t remember most of the movie. I would like to see it again. I’m coming home for the holidays and it would be great if the Dome will show it then.

CSWalczak on November 20, 2010 at 3:17 pm

It was shown at the Dome on September 5; I would think it would be awhile before it shows there again.

terrywade on November 22, 2010 at 10:48 am

The Seattle Cinerama with a new remodel opened this past weekend with ‘Harry’ What happens when a curved screen type Cinerama theatre shows the new SmileBox version of ‘Windjammer’ on a curved screen that is set up already? Do they just play a flat version if available and let the curve they have play out? I told my friend ‘Jim’ at the art deco large Del Mar Theatre in downtown Santa Cruz CA to try to play the SmileBox version of ‘Windjammer’ for a one week exclusive in Northern California on the Del Mar’s large wide flat CinemaScope screen with SmileBox, they have new digital projectors. Santa Cruz is a sea type town with many surf ocean type people and students that have never seen the curved Windjammer print.

JSittig1 on November 22, 2010 at 3:38 pm

“Windjammer” is available for theatrical exhibition on a HD drive in regular “letterbox” version, a smilebox version, and anamorphic version with a 1:25 squeeze. (That’s the version that we played at the Cinerama Dome in September.
John Sittig
Cinerama Inc.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on November 22, 2010 at 7:38 pm

Any chance of a report from anyone who saw WINDJAMMER at the Warner Grand?

terrywade on November 23, 2010 at 6:49 pm

Thanks John for the tech info. I’ll try to get Jim at the Del Mar Theatre in Santa Cruz to get in touch with you or Dave about booking of Windjammer in the Smile Box format in Santa Cruz CA. I wrote Ted Gooding about this so he can help.

matt54 on November 27, 2010 at 10:53 am

Thanks to Bob for posting this video – I would never have known about it otherwise.

waynezimsr on May 12, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Boring, dated movie. Left film early during last year’s Conclave.

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