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'Girl Shy' with Wurlitzer accompaniment

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Silent film scorer and theater organist Clark Wilson will accompany the 1924 silent film comedy "Girl Shy" on the historic Wurlitzer organ at Grace Church in Sarasota in a performance presented by the Manasota Theatre Organ Society at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16.

Clark Wilson / COURTESY PHOTO

Clark Wilson / COURTESY PHOTO

Wilson is considered one of the finest practitioners of the art of silent film scoring in the world. He has performed around the world; each year he accompanies a silent picture on the organ series at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. "Girl Shy" stars Harold Lloyd as a shy young man who decides to write a book for bachelors on how to find a girlfriend.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota. 776-3668.

 

 

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