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ep. 29: playing for scene breaks & film breaks, Lee Erwin's Tootsie Oodles, how'd you get that gig? and more

On this episode, Ben Model recaps his summer silent film shows, discusses musically wrapping up a scene to match the film, talks about what to do musically when the film breaks, traces a 14-year trajectory in a "how'd you get that gig?" story, shares some info on Lee Erwin's synthesizer-based theatre organ and his novelty song "Tootsie Oodles", and more. All this plus news about upcoming silent film shows and DVD info.

Here are links to Kino Lorber's new release of Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers, a video of "Matchmaking Mammas", and Ben's email list.

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