Preserving Film Heritage: Charlie Chaplin INSIDE THE KEYSTONE PROJECT Short Historical 34 Film Documentary
Our artistic heritage needs to be preserved and there is a constant battle to preserve early film legacy.
Here is a wonderful short about the international effort to preserve and restore some of Charlie Chaplin’s early silent work: showing how the work of dedicated people to find lost footage and modern technology can combine to maximize our ability to see and enjoy these films as they were seen and enjoyed a century ago. The films weren’t almost impossible to view, and they didn’t move in jerky motion. Now they can be seen as they were meant to be seen — which helps us appreciate the genius that went into them. MUST VIEWING:
And YES you can buy the full collection of these restored films: