Hes the voice of over 3,000 movie trailers, and film critic Leonard Maltin says without Gilmores voiceovers, we may not have ever seen some of the best and worst movies we love so much.
Maltin says that for 25 years, Gilmores authoritative, everyman-sounding voice sold the movie-going public on everything from Sunset Boulevard and Shane to The Three Stooges In Orbit.
Gilmore also did numerous ubiquitous television announcing gigs, as well.
Which is why Maltin is hosting An In Person Tribute To Art Gilmore, Voice of the Trailers this weekend (Sun., May 21) at The Egyptian Theatre in West Los Angeles.
Adds Maltin, When I was growing up in New Jersey, to hear Art Gilmore announce, Live from CBS Television City in Hollywood!, I would think, Wow, theres a Television City somewhere?, and it was so inspiring.
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