By Eleanor Keaton, Jeffrey Vance
Identified for his mythical stone face and actual gags, Buster Keaton used to be a genius of silent-film comedy. a long time after their unlock, his video clips stay unsurpassed marvels of comedian invention and mechanical timing. In Buster Keaton remembered, an illustrated survey of Keaton's profession, Eleanor Keaton, his spouse of 26 years, and picture historian Jeffrey Vance offer a private account of this icon of yank cinema. Drawing on expert papers, screenplays, studio files, and scrapbooks, the authors hint Keaton's beginnings in vaudeville, the place he perfected his gags; his first silent shorts with Roscoe Arbuckle; the intense positive factors he conceived, directed, produced, and played in; and his later sound motion pictures for M-G-M and others. clean prints of vintage movie stills and never-before-published images from the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of movie Arts and Sciences, including a full of life, anecdotal textual content, supply a behind-the-scenes examine how Keaton got here up along with his hilarious principles, choreographed his complicated stunts, and crafted his motion pictures.
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