cinema arts center
This is an article/interview from 3/19/09’s issue of Newsday promoting the Cinema Arts Centre show of The Passion of Joan of Arc which we did on 3/24/09. Click on the image to see it larger.
I saw an article online this morning announcing the layoffs of eight staff members at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Sayre Maxfield, who programs the “Golden Silents” series at FilmLinc, is one of the staffers being let go, as… Read More »Will new FilmLinc staff cuts affect “Golden Silents”?
Last night’s showing of Don Q, Son of Zorro went quite well. We had a nice crowd, and a few kids too. Audience members enjoyed spotting Donald Crisp, the original/first Charlie Chan, Warner Oland, and Jean Hersholt (seen a couple… Read More »Don Q, Son of Zorro; changes at AMMI
Today’s show at MoMA went well. Both prints were in 35mm. Two Tars looked okay…I’d be curious to A/B it against a good Blackhawk 16mm. The Cossacks looked fantastic, and while the audience really enjoyed it I found its 10… Read More »John Gilbert in “The Cossacks”; audio from “Two Tars”
A DVD that I scored for Unknown Video about a year ago has just been released (on Nov 15). It’s the William S. Hart film Sand (1920), mastered from a real nice, sharp color-tinted print. I did a Miditzer theatre… Read More »William S. Hart DVD of “SAND” now available
Had a nice long chat with 91-year-old silent film accompanist Harry Weiss the other day. When I began accompanying silent films at the Cinema Arts Center (formerly known as the New Community Cinema) in Huntington, NY, Vic Skolnick spoke fondly… Read More »Harry Weiss, new altscores, band premiere
BTW, click on the image at the right to pre-order your copy of Kino’s new 3-disc DVD set Houdini: the Movie Star. Checked my copy and was glad to see everything was in synch. The menus are great, and that… Read More »films booked for Huntington; “It” unavailable