Nosferatu: Classic Silent Film with Live Accompaniment by the Club Foot Orchestra
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The last date listed for Nosferatu was Saturday April 12, 2008 / 9:00pm.
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The film itself was fantastic. A true classic horror movie with real tension and drama. The live score, which ranged from discordant horns and keyboard to hard-driving rock, was very jarring and often drowned out the more nuanced moments of the film.
<p>This screening is part of a series in which the greatest silent films of all time come alive with a 21st-century beat at SF’s grandest movie palace. All screenings feature live performances of original scores by renowned silent-film accompanists and Bay Area legends the Club Foot Orchestra. </p> <p>The granddaddy of all vampire films, F.W. Murnau’s loose (and unauthorized) adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula stars Max Schreck as the perennially chilling prince of the undead, Count Orlock. </p> <p> </p> Personnel:
- Myles Boisen, Bass, Guitar
- Cornelius Boots, Woodwinds
- Sheldon Brown, Woodwinds
- Catherine Clune, Violin
- Beth Custer, Clarinets
- Chris Grady, Trumpet
- Steve Kirk, Guitar
- Richard Marriott, Trombone, Keyboards
- Deirdre McClure, Conductor
- Gino Robair, Percussion, Marimba
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