Trailer for the documentary Blazing the Trail: O'Kalems in Ireland.
In 1910, the New York based Kalem Film Company made history by sending its leading filmmakersdirector Sidney Olcott and screenwriter and lead actress Gene Gauntierto County Kerry, in Ireland. Known to the public as the OKalems, they produced a series of groundbreaking filmsrebel dramas, folk romances, tales of exile and emigrationcelebrated for their authentic Irish settings and unrivaled in their use of scenery. This documentary uses never-before-seen footage and images to trace the history of these pioneers of the cinema.
- Posted: May 04, 2011
- Director: Peter Flynn
- Writer: Peter Flynn
- Studio: Independent
- Release: March 10, 2011
- Cast: Unknown or Not Available
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