Saturday, August 21, 2010

"Empire Strikes Back" As Silent Film

Here we have a beautiful clip from "The Empire Strikes Back", remixed as a silent film, complete with tinkly piano score, missed frames, and title cards.

It certainly is amazing to see how much the feel of Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" comes through in this - his influence is still felt more than eighty years after that masterpiece...

Lordy, what's not to like? I'd love to see the whole original trilogy like this!

Here is "Anachronisme":

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