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Author Curtis, James, 1953- author.

Title Buster Keaton : a filmmaker's life / James Curtis.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.
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 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO KEATON    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  BIO KEATON    AVAILABLE
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Description 810 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Copyright page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 705-750), filmography (pages 757-776), and index.
Contents The smallest comedian -- Keep your eye on the kid -- Big frog in a little pond -- Not like the old man anymore -- I cast my lot with the pictures -- Getting restless -- The comedy sensation of the screen world -- The most unique and original comedian -- Spooling comedy -- Our hospitality -- The navigator -- Friendless -- The general -- Steamboat Bill, Jr. -- Giving in -- The cameraman -- The gag day is over -- Running around loose -- Crash in to my life -- I've got lots of time -- One of the skeletons in the M-G-M closet -- A comedy sequence here and there -- Diggin' up material -- Along came television -- The worst thing ever made -- Merton of the movies -- Once upon a mattress -- The laughter of the world -- The railrodder -- Something like a genius.
Summary "A comprehensive account of the life and work of Buster Keaton"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
Comedians -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780385354219 (hardcover)
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