Episode 110. Blank-Face Buster

Our Patrons voted on what silent film star we should cover and chose the great Buster Keaton! We look at three of his classic films: Sherlock Jr. (1924), The General (1926), The Cameraman (1928) and talk about the way Keaton melds comedy into various genres, hallmarks of Keaton’s characters and techniques, and ways we still see his influence in modern entertainment.

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Skip to: Sherlock Jr. (09:02), The General (31:17), The Cameraman (49:35), Overall (1:03:33), Coming Attractions (1:15:51)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Coming Attractions – Dorothy Arzner

Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick

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