A blog and/or podcast about what goes on in the mind of a silent film accompanist before, during and after playing for a show. Hear reports from shows, insights on how to approach silent film scoring, plus live performance recordings.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Tony Sarg designed the first balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving parade. He also made a series of silhouette-animated cartoons in the 1920s.
Here's one. Transferred from a rare, home-use 16mm print from the 1930s.