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Rodney Sauer and his daughter Molly will perform live Thursday at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, providing the live score of four silent film comedies as a part of the Silent Nights at the Library film series.

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Steamboat library to host silent film series

Before movies had sound­tracks, there were silent films. But movie theaters were far from silent places because in each theater, a live orchestra would play along with the movie, expressing in music the exaggerated emotions playing out on the screen.

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