El Paso, TX

July 20 - July 30, 2023 • El Paso, TX

Special Guests

Walt Strony


One of America’s premiere concert and theater organists, Walter Strony has performed at ten Plaza Classic Film Festivals, having accompanied Safety Last, The Thief of Baghdad, The General, The Phantom of the Opera, The Mark of Zorro, Sherlock Holmes, The Kid Brother, and The Cameraman at previous Plaza Classics.

A protege of organist Al Melgard, Walt made his public performing debut at age 18. He has performed with films and symphony orchestras all over the world, and is frequently featured at conventions of the American Guild of Organists and the American Theatre Organ Society, which twice voted him its Organist of the Year and inducted him into its hall of fame in 2011.

Walt will accompany two Buster Keaton silent shorts, ‘The Scarecrow’ and ‘The Electric House,’ at 11 am Saturday, August 6 in the Plaza Theatre and the 1922 silent classic ‘Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood’ at 1 pm Sunday, August 7 in the Plaza Theatre.