Early films were never really silent at all. From the very beginning, in the late nineteenth century, they practically always featured live music, performed by orchestras and organists in the largest theaters, and by pianists everywhere else. Therefore, our popular ongoing series Silent Tuesdays is really anything but silent. Both canonized silent classics and recently discovered wonders are accompanied live by our resident pianist and composer, Philip Carli, who just happens to be one of the world’s greatest specialists in this delicate area of expertise. A great picture, projected on 35mm film, plus a great concert? Only at the Dryden.
Special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.