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Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon Street San Francisco, CA 94123
415-567-6642
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 25 members
Review from angelo festa
185 events 13 reviews

The special effects in the film were INCREDIBLE, considering that it was made in 1926. The brand new original score blended very well with the on screen action. From my vantage point, the packed house was not disappointed, to put it mildly.

reviewed Oct 31 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from carolina
27 events 11 reviews

really great film & awesome music. the crowd (many dressed up for halloween) was also quite interactive, which added to the entertainment.

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Review from Carol Prudence Capelle
31 events 7 reviews

Everything was just wonderful! The venue, the film, and the band combined to make a totally enjoyable experience.

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Quotes & Highlights

Watch a clip of the film, accompanied by the Breuker Kollektief’s music, here.
On the Kollektief: “One of the tightest ensembles around.”—All About Jazz
On Murnau: “He was an original, and no one else ever made films that looked like his. They are strange and haunted; you reflect that if such satanic dealings were possible, they would probably look very much like this.” – Roger Ebert

Description

In honor of Halloween, a night of devilish delights: the Willen Breuker Kollektief plays a live set of music accompanying one of the classics of silent film: F.W. Murnau’s 1926 masterpiece Faust.

Personnel:

  • Frans Vermeerssen, reeds
  • Hermine Deurloo, alto saxophone and harmonica
  • Maarten van Norden, tenor saxophone
  • George Pancras, trumpet
  • Andy Altenfelder, trumpet
  • Andy Bruce, trombone
  • Bernard Hunnekink, trombone, tuba
  • Henk de Jonge, _piano, synthesizer _
  • Arjen Gorter, bass
  • Rob Verdurmen, percussion

This event is part of the 25th Anniversary San Francisco Jazz Festival.

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