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John Altman on scoring 1928 silent movie Shooting Stars

A new restoration of Anthony Asquith's 1928 silent movie Shooting Stars is to premiere on 16 October at the 59th BFI London Film Festival.

The film will be presented with a new live score by John Altman, the Bafta and Emmy award-winning composer whose work includes Titanic, GoldenEye, and The Life of Brian.

BBC News caught up with Altman and his handpicked 12-piece band during rehearsals at London's Royal Festival Hall.

  • 15 Oct 2015