Buster Keaton

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United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)

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It's there that he meets Buster Keaton, and the rest of the summer and many summers after are filled with fun, frolicking and practical jokes.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo," she once said, while Buster Keaton observed: "Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter.
One such aficionado-athlete was a comedy legend of the silent cinema, Buster Keaton.
He showed various films Laurel and Hardy, Harold Lloyd, Charlie Chaplin etc finishing with a wonderfully preserved film starring Buster Keaton.
Schelly, who has written about modern culture since the 1960s, places Langdon alongside Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd as one of the premier comedians of the era, and charts his career from his early days as a troupe performer in the Midwest to his relative success in "talkies" up until World War II.
La Cineteca Nacional presenta un ciclo de Harold Lloyd, quien, junto con Charles Chaplin y Buster Keaton, fuera uno de los pilares del cine comico y una de la grandes estrellas de la era del silente.
The 700-film set, featuring stars such as Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, was built up by French collector Raymond Rohauer in the 60s, 70s and 80s.
TV audiences are used to seeing him riffing surreally off the cuff on Have I Got News For You in front of a live audience but the true masters of comedy courage were, in his eyes, the silent movie stars of bygone years Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.
A Donald O'Connor played him in The Buster Keaton Story (1957).
There's a lot of comedy bits that are definitely very slapstickish, but then there's a lot of physical comedy and some elements of Buster Keaton, so I think we've got some good stuff," adds Day.
After a recent staging at Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia, C & P is having a Southern premiere--as one of the many highlights of the Orlando festival, which is also presenting workshops and readings of Sherry MacDonald's Buster Keaton comedy The Stone Face; Elyzabeth Wilder's Gee's Bend, about gospel-singing quilter women in Alabama; and Eric Hissom's The Ghosts of Sleepy Hollow.
El duo Jarmusch-Bill Murray ofrece una reinvencion del mito de Don Juan en la que campean los elementos tipicos tanto del director, que ha redefinido el minimalismo, como del actor, que ha relevado a Buster Keaton.
He thought that Hollywood would recognize Lincoln Perry's brilliance at creating Stepin Fetchit and, indeed, reward him with the kind of salary and roles they gave Will Rogers, Wallace Berry, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Eddie Cantor, etc.
Of course, Sechas's Siegfried could be a slapstick character by Tex Avery, Charlie Chaplin, or Buster Keaton.