Accompanying scenes from Barrymore's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Halloween party, Academy library.
With the incredible Rosa Rio, still playing at 106. Florida, May 2009. We lost Rosa a year later. Watch the hilarious video of her live at the Tampa Theater, playing for Buster Keaton's The Playhouse, 1920. This is how silents should be seen!
With Bob Mitchell in 2004. Bob was playing for silents right up until the end, at age 96. Hollywood, CA.
Bob gets a tremendous ovation after playing for Wings (1927) at the Los Angeles Orpheum. Almost 2 1/2 hours of playing - all from his head!