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Now that's a good old fashioned scary monster.  John Barrymore as Dr. Hyde.  Photo:  Susan Waters from the 1920s film
Now that's a good old fashioned scary monster. John Barrymore as Dr. Hyde. Photo: Susan Waters from the 1920s film

Of monsters and live theater music

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On Halloween night, our Adirondack bureau chief, Brian Mann, went to the Palace Theater in Lake Placid.

The big attraction was a performance by silent film organist Jeff Barker, accompanying a 1920s version of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" starring John Barrymore. Perfect fare for a rainy, misty Halloween.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

Original film poster from the John Barrymore classic. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dr_Jekyll_and_Mr_Hyde_1920_poster.jpg">Paramount Pictures</a>, public domain
Original film poster from the John Barrymore classic. Paramount Pictures, public domain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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