The Sound of Silencelike
Kyle Westphal muses on music and silent-era film
In retrospect, I see a plausible synchronicity between the strange venue and the people who would gather to enjoy that seemed something so culturally marginalized as a silent film. This drafty palace of Plymouths attracted a certain type of clientele—mechanically-inclined, nostalgic, and largely male. What better place to see another oily, obsolete machine brought back to life? The ambiance resembled a film collector’s basement screening room, only bigger and with more stanchions....
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