Daphne Balvers soprano saxophone, alto saxophone – Frido ter Beek tenor saxophone – Marco Ludemann guitar, mandoline, banjo – Peter Keijsers trombone, sousaphone – Jasper Somsen double-bass – Rombout Stoffers accordion, percussion – Maud Nelissen piano

Based on a popular revue from the imperial era, Richard Oswald’s movie tells the story of a provincial insecticide powder manufacturer who follows a vaudeville star he idolizes to Berlin, where he is sucked into a maelstrom of voluntary and involuntary adventures.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sprockets film orchestra has a particular talent for accompanying silent films. Commissioned by ZDF/Arte, Frido ter Beek has composed and arranged a fitting, atmospheric music to Richard Oswald's silent film Eine tolle Nacht (1927), based on a musical concept by Maud Nelissen, founder of the filmorchestra The Sprockets.