Lawrence Community Orchestra Brings Sound To Silent Films

Lawrence Community Orchestra co-director, Matt Smith, wants you to know that silent films don’t mean a quiet audience.

“It's kind of like‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show,’ you know?” explained Smith. “The audience feels free to boo and hiss when the villain comes on screen and cheer when the hero saves the heroine, so there's a little bit of audience direct participation. We're not throwing toast or rice or anything, but just it's fun to share in that.”

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VAULT OF HORROR PRESENTS THE GATES OF HELL TRILOGY – STARBURST Magazine

VAULT OF HORROR PRESENTS THE GATES OF HELL TRILOGY - STARBURST Magazine

VAULT OF HORROR PRESENTS THE GATES OF HELL TRILOGY - STARBURST Magazine

VAULT OF HORROR PRESENTS THE GATES OF HELL TRILOGY / COMPOSER: FABIO FRIZZI, WALTER RIZZATI, ALLESANDRO BLONKSTEINER / LABEL: DEMON RECORDS / RELEASE DATE: OUT NOW Over the past decade, several labels have seen fit to reissue the scores to Italian director Lucio Fulci’s Gate of Hell trilogy of films on vinyl: City of the … Continued

Source: www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/gates-hell-trilogy

I CANNIBALI (1969) – STARBURST Magazine

I CANNIBALI (1969) - STARBURST Magazine

I CANNIBALI (1969) - STARBURST Magazine

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Source: www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/i-cannibali-1969

DON’T GO IN THE HOUSE (OST) – STARBURST Magazine

DON'T GO IN THE HOUSE (OST) - STARBURST Magazine

DON'T GO IN THE HOUSE (OST) - STARBURST Magazine

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Source: www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/dont-go-house-ost

WIZARDS (1977) OST – STARBURST Magazine

WIZARDS (1977) OST - STARBURST Magazine

WIZARDS (1977) OST - STARBURST Magazine

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Source: www.starburstmagazine.com/reviews/wizards-1977-ost