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ep. 58: “Potato Salad”, TCM Classic Film Festival, Ernie Kovacs, Undercrank Prods 10th Anniversary

In this episode: Ben talks about doing double-duty as both silent film accompanist and Blu-ray producer-distributor; Ben talks about accompanying “Clash of the Wolves” starring Rin-Tin-Tin at the TCM Classic Film Festival and the differences between this performance and the one of recording a score for this film, along; Kerr and Ben talk about the upcoming Ernie Kovacs book “Ernie in Kovacsland”, and Kerr takes a real deep dive into the history and recordings of “Die Moritat”, known to Kovacs fans as the music heard during the comedian’s “oscilloscope” gag sequences; Ben talks about the 10th anniversary of his first DVD release, about starting what became his homevideo label Undercrank Productions, and about he’s celebrating; musical performance excerpts are heard from a show for Kindergarteners, and from a recent performance on piano accompanying “Wings”.

Show notes for episode 58 can be found here.

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