BLAZING THE TRAIL: THE O’KALEMS IN IRELAND
Blazing the Trail reveals the legacy of New York’s silent movie pioneer The Kalem Film Company, toplined by the creative combo of director Sidney Olcott and actress Gene Gauntier. In 1910, they traveled to Ireland to produce the country’s first feature film, The Lad from Old Ireland, and built on its success with other tales of immigration, romance and rebellion. Uncovering never-before-seen footage, this remarkable history will capture the hearts of cinema lovers.
Director: Peter Flynn
Producer: Tony Tracy
Cinematographer: Peter Flynn
Editor: Peter Flynn & Cob Carlson
Music: Peter Freisinger
Running Time: 86 min.
Country: USA, Ireland