Buster Keaton Remembered by Eleanor Keaton

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A unique illustrated survey of Keaton's life and films, recalled by his wife of 26 years, Eleanor Keaton, and film historian Jeffrey Vance. Keaton's career was fascinating and dramatic, spanning the history of twentieth-century American comedy, both in vaudeville and in cinema.
 

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Published April 1, 2001 by Harry N. Abrams. 240 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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In a final tribute to the comedic genius of silent film icon Buster Keaton (1895-1966), his third wife, Eleanor, began Buster Keaton Remembered.

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(However, they might have asked the NAACP about blackface sequences in "College'' (1927) or the American Indian Movement about the Chief Paleface shtick in "Beach Blanket Bingo" (1965).) In any case, since Keaton kept working long after his heyday, taking character roles onstage and in television...

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Why So Blu?

Authorized by the Buster Keaton estate and mastered in HD from 35mm archival film elements, The Short Films Collection gathers all of Keaton’s solo silent comedies in one monumental three-disc set.

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