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Episode 56 show notes: The Silent Film Music Podcast

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Episode 56 Show Notes: Music for unconventional silent films and other purposes

Replacing the podcast’s Theme Song:

The Unknown:

  • Nitrateville episode 91 discussing the restoration of The Unknown with Peter Bagrov of the George Eastman Museum, Anthony L’Abbate and Gordon Nelson. This episode also includes an interview with Lara Gabrielle, author of The Captain of Her Soul, a new definitive biography of Marion Davies.
  • Holding back in accompaniment to allow the film and Chaney’s performance to take over
  • Avoiding unwanted laughter
  • Count Orlok carrying his casket through town

Ernie Kovacs and Haydn (not)

Keeping the Combatants clear in Wings

  • Performance at Packard Campus Theatre, Library of Congress
  • Orientation of battle forces – limited use of closeups make progress of the battle hard to follow

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