The 1998 Pordenone offerings include:
Les Fromages automobiles,
1907, by Georges Méliès.
The Stain (1914), directed
by Frank Powell for Pathé Frères. Theodosia Goodman, soon to be known
as Theda Bara, made her screen debut as a bit player in this film, lost
for years and recently found in Australia.
Parisian Love (1925) by
Louis Gasnier, with Clara Bow. 35mm, five-tinted print restored by the
UCLA Film Archives thanks to funds provided by David Stenn, author of
Clara Bow: Runnin' Wild.
Alice's Little Parade
and Alice's Spanish Guitar (Walt Disney, 1926) - a mini sequel
to "Walt in Wonderland", the major silent Disney retrospective
held in Pordenone in 1992, when these two cartoons were supposed to
Under the Southern Cross
(UK, 1927), a film directed by Gustav Pauli and shot in 1925 in New
Zealand. The cameraman was New Zealand film pioneer Ted Coubray (1990-1997),
interviewed at 94 by Jonathan Dennis, Mouth Wide Open: A Journey
in Film with Ted Coubray (1998).
The Shakedown, 1929, directed
by William Wyler for Universal.
Plus rare Italian documentaries
filmed during World War I in Trieste, Gorizia, Monfalcone, Capodistria,
Fiume, on the Carso plateau and the Piave.