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Edmonds man's movie on TCM Halloween night


Last updated 11/4/2021 at 5:24pm

Brian Soergel

Ed Hartman's score for a long-lost silent movie has helped it win film festival awards. A screening on Turner Classic Movies is on Halloween.

Movie producer Ed Hartman, who the Beacon profiled in April – www.bit.ly/3Cj2QXX – will have his silent film "As the Earth Turns" on the Turner Classic Movies channel 9 p.m. Oct. 31.

It's the network debut of a45-minute sci-fi silent silent film directed by Seattle's Richard H. Lyford in the late 1930s and resurrected and restored by Hartman, who also composed a new score.

The Edmonds Arts Commission screened the film in May during a Zoom meeting, with Hartman discussing the film after it finished.

Although he has had a lot of his music in films and TV, this one is special for Hartman....

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