Silent Film, “For Heaven’s Sake” Nov. 16

October 29, 2018

Harold Lloyd’s silent film “For Heaven’s Sake” Aaron David Miller, organist

Friday, November 16 at 7:00 pm

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

On Friday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m., First United Methodist Church (the “Coppertop Church”) and the Arrowhead Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present Harold Lloyd’s silent film For Heaven’s Sake,accompanied on First United Methodist’s pipe organ by world-renowned concert organist Aaron David Miller.

This 1926 comedy stars well-known silent film actor Harold Lloyd. Lloyd ranks alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most popular and influential film comedians of the silent film era. For Heaven’s Sake was one of Lloyd’s most successful films and the 12th highest-grossing film of the silent era.

Organist Aaron David Miller will be improvising a soundtrack on First United

Methodist’s 55-rank Austin pipe organ. Miller is known for his highly imaginative and creative style, found in his performances, improvisations and compositions. He has

been a prize winner of several prestigious competitions and his performances have taken him across the country. He is particularly known for his improvisatory skill. Jazz great Dave Brubeck states that “Aaron has one of the most vivid musical imaginations I’ve heard. His improvisations are nothing short of spectacular…. Any musician, classical or jazz, will find Aaron’s creativity breathtaking.”

Tickets may be purchased at the door. Prices are $15 Adults; $10 Students (ages 13-18); $5 Children. For more information, please contact Velda Graham Bell at (218) 727-5021 or music@fumcduluth.com

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