Huge PA gramophone at silent cinema.

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Huge PA gramophone at silent cinema.

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Yesterday we went to see a projection of La Moglie di Claudio, silent movie starring super-diva Pina Menichelli. The accompanying music has been written and performed live by Vinicio Capossela. To my surprise, there was also a huge PA gramophone on stage, with a *huge* suspended horn, and it has been activated in a pair of moments by the owner. It was nicely decorated with what from afar appeared to be bronze plates.

Just for curiosity's sake, does anyone know anything about this machine perhaps?

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