Flying Clipper

Flying Clipper

Burl Ives
Director: Hermann Leitner, Rudolf Nussgruber Cast: Burl Ives
Hermann Leitner, Rudolf Nussgruber,


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This documentary follows Captain Skoglund and the crew of the three-masted schooner the "Flying Clipper" in their journey through the Mediterranean Sea. The British-built vessel serves as a proving ground for 20 Swedish Merchant Marine cadets. Silvery-voiced Burl Ives provides the narration and some of the songs in this colorful travelogue filmed in Cinerama.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/2019
UPC: 0617311686191
Original Release: 1962
Rating: NR
Source: Flicker Alley
Region Code: A
Time: 2:38:00
Sales rank: 20,889

Special Features

Theatrical Trailer - a restoration of the original theatrical trailer. Lobby Cards - a virtual slideshow of the film's original lobby cards. Interview with Jürgen Brückner - the camera operator, distributor and film chronicler sheds light on the production of Flying Clipper and shooting in 70mm. Interview with Herbert Born - 70mm expert Herbert Born explains the process that went into restoring Flying Clipper for UHD Blu-ray. Interview with Marcus Vetter - a film projectionist guides us through the process of screening 70mm. Interview with Christoph Engelke - detailing the audio restoration for Flying Clipper and how the new Dolby Atmos version was crafted. Restoration Comparison - side-by-side comparison showcasing the restoration work on the film. Trailer Gallery - additional 4K Busch Media Group trailers.

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