Friday With Friends: The ‘Laurel and Hardy’ Music of Leroy Shield
The uncredited composer of the catchy scores for Laurel and Hardy, Little Rascals and other 1930s Hal Roach comedies is now being celebrated with an Amsterdam orchestra re-creating his orchestrations with period instruments in ‘genuine low-fi’.
Learn the fascinating story behind his music, which will be illustrated with audio and video clips old and new, and don’t be surprised if it sounds familiar - we have all heard Shield’s music!
Presented by Friends of the NFSA
Free to Friends of the NFSA, or else a gold coin donation.