Uploaded on Apr 12, 2009
This is a 35 mm film copy that I once found on a fleemarket. It shows a part of the film "Zapatas Bande" with the greatest star of 1910's: Asta Nielsen.
I transferred it to DV and added a musical score to it.
The music score I choose for this excerpt is entitled "storm music" by the American silent film composer J.S. Zamecnik.
The intertitles of this copy are in dutch.
Zapatas Bande, aka Zapata's gang
directed by Urban Gad
starring Asta Nielsen
runtime 20 min
In this film filmcrew goes to Italy make a film about a gang. Asta Nielsen is playing herself, in the role of gangleader Zapata. In this fragment we see how the filmcrew accidentily attacks the carriage of countess Bellafoire and her daughter Elena, instead of the awaiting film carriage. Elena is so delighted by the atractive gangleader, that she kisses him on the lips