Buster Keaton

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Buster Keaton
Ein sex anaa gendermale Edit
Country wey e be citizenUSA Edit
Name in native languageBuster Keaton Edit
Birth nameJoseph Frank Keaton Edit
Given nameJoseph, Frank Edit
Family nameKeaton Edit
PseudonymFrigo Edit
NicknameFrigo, Buster, Kamenná tvář, The Great Stone Face, Pamplinas Edit
Date of birth4 October 1895 Edit
Place dem born amPiqua Edit
Date of death1 February 1966 Edit
Place wey edieWoodland Hills Edit
Manner of deathnatural causes Edit
Cause of deathlung cancer Edit
Place wey dem bury amForest Lawn Memorial Park Edit
Ein poppieJoe Keaton Edit
MummieMyra Keaton Edit
SpouseNatalie Talmadge, Eleanor Keaton Edit
KiddieJoseph Talmadge Keaton, Robert Talmadge Keaton Edit
Native languageEnglish Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signEnglish Edit
Writing languageEnglish Edit
ResidenceBeverly Hills Edit
Work period (start)1917 Edit
Work period (end)1966 Edit
Participant inDocumenta 6 Edit
ConflictWorld War I Edit
Military branchUnited States Army, 40th Infantry Division Edit
FilmographyBuster Keaton filmography Edit
Influenced byHarold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle Edit
Award dem receiveAcademy Honorary Award, star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Edit
Time period20th century Edit
Official websitehttp://www.busterkeaton.com Edit
Has works in the collectionMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Edit
Related categoryCategory:Films directed by Buster Keaton, Category:Films with screenplays by Buster Keaton Edit
Copyright status as creatorworks protected by copyrights Edit
Documentation files atSAPA Foundation, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts Edit

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)[1] be American actor, comedian, den filmmaker.[2] Dem know am for ein silent film work, wey na ein trademark be physical comedy wey stoic dey accompany am, deadpan expression wey earn am ein nickname "The Great Stone Face".[3][4]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Directed features:

  • Three Ages (1923)
  • Our Hospitality (1923)
  • Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  • The Navigator (1924)
  • Seven Chances (1925)
  • Go West (1925)
  • Battling Butler (1926)
  • The General (1926)
  • College (1927)
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  • The Cameraman (1928)
  • Spite Marriage (1929)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Meade, Marion (1997). Buster Keaton: Cut to the Chase. Da Capo. p. 16. ISBN 0-306-80802-1.
  2. Obituary, Variety, February 2, 1966, page 63.
  3. Barber, Nicholas (January 8, 2014), "Deadpan but alive to the future: Buster Keaton the revolutionary". The Independent.
  4. Ebert, Roger (November 10, 2002). "The Films of Buster Keaton". Archived from the original on November 3, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2016.

You fi read further[edit | edit source]

  • Agee, James, "Comedy's Greatest Era" from Life (September 5, 1949), reprinted in Agee on Film (1958), McDowell, Obolensky (2000), Modern Library
  • Anobile, Richard J. (ed.) (1976), The Best of Buster: Classic Comedy Scenes Direct from the Films of Buster Keaton. Crown Books.
  • Benayoun, Robert, The Look of Buster Keaton (1983) St. Martin's Press
  • Bengtson, John (1999), Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton, Santa Monica Press.
  • Brighton, Catherine (2008), Keep Your Eye on the Kid: The Early Years of Buster Keaton, Roaring Brook Press. An illustrated children's book about Keaton's career.
  • Brownlow, Kevin, "Buster Keaton" from The Parade's Gone By. Alfred A. Knopf (1968), University of California Press (1976)
  • Byron, Stuart and Weis, Elizabeth (eds.) (1977), The National Society of Film Critics on Movie Comedy, Grossman/Viking
  • Carroll, Noel (2009), Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, and Bodily Coping, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Curtis, James, Buster Keaton: A Filmmaker's Life, (2022) Alfred A. Knopf, Penguin Random House
  • Dardis, Tom, Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down, Scribners (1979), Limelight Editions (2004)
  • Robinson, David (1969), Buster Keaton, Indiana University Press, in association with British Film Institute
  • Durgnat, Raymond (1970), "Self-Help with a Smile" from The Crazy Mirror: Hollywood Comedy and the American Image, Dell
  • Edmonds, Andy (1992), Frame-Up!: The Shocking Scandal That Destroyed Hollywood's Biggest Comedy Star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Avon Books
  • Everson, William K. (1978), American Silent Film, Oxford University Press
  • Gilliatt, Penelope (1973), "Buster Keaton" from Unholy Fools: Wits, Comics, Disturbers of the Peace, Viking
  • Horton, Andrew (1997), Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. Cambridge University Press
  • Keaton, Buster (with Charles Samuels) (1960), My Wonderful World of Slapstick, Doubleday
  • Keaton, Buster (2007), Buster Keaton: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series), University Press of Mississippi
  • Keaton, Eleanor, and Vance, Jeffrey (2001), Buster Keaton Remembered, Harry N. Abrams
  • Kerr, Walter (1975), The Silent Clowns, Alfred A. Knopf, (1990) Da Capo Press
  • Kline, Jim (1993), The Complete Films of Buster Keaton, Carol Pub. Group
  • Knopf, Robert (1999), The Theater and Cinema of Buster Keaton, Princeton University Press
  • Lahue, Kalton C. (1966), World of Laughter: The Motion Picture Comedy Short, 1910–1930, University of Oklahoma Press
  • Maltin, Leonard (1978), The Great Movie Comedians, Crown Books
  • Maltin, Leonard (revised 1983), Selected Short Subjects (first published as The Great Movie Shorts, 1972, Crown Books), Da Capo Press
  • Mast, Gerald (1973, 2nd ed. 1979), The Comic Mind: Comedy and the Movies, University of Chicago Press
  • McCaffrey, Donald W. (1968), 4 Great Comedians: Chaplin, Lloyd, Keaton, Langdon A.S. Barnes
  • McPherson, Edward (2005), Buster Keaton: Tempest in a Flat Hat Newmarket Press
  • Meade, Marion (1995), Buster Keaton: Cut to the Chase, HarperCollins
  • Mitchell, Glenn (2003), A–Z of Silent Film Comedy, B.T. Batsford Ltd.
  • Moews, Daniel (1977), Keaton: The Silent Features Close Up University of California Press
  • Neibaur, James L. (2010), The Fall of Buster Keaton: His Films for MGM, Educational Pictures, and Columbia, Scarecrow Press
  • Neibaur, James L. (2006), Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations, McFarland & Co.
  • Oderman, Stuart (2005), Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Biography of the Silent Film Comedian, McFarland & Co.
  • Oldham, Gabriella (1996), Keaton's Silent Shorts: Beyond the Laughter, Southern Illinois University Press
  • Rapf, Joanna E. and Green, Gary L. (1995), Buster Keaton: A Bio-Bibliography, Greenwood Press
  • Robinson, David (1969), The Great Funnies: A History of Film Comedy. E.P. Dutton.
  • Scott, Oliver Lindsey (1995), Buster Keaton: The Little Iron Man. Buster Books.
  • Smith, Imogen Sara (2008), Buster Keaton: The Persistence of Comedy. Gambit Publishing.
  • Staveacre, Tony (1987), Slapstick!: The Illustrated Story. Angus & Robertson Publishers.
  • Yallop, David (1976), The Day the Laughter Stopped: The True Story of Fatty Arbuckle. St. Martin's Press.

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