Joe Keaton

Born: 1867, Dogwatch, Indiana

Highlighted works

  • Sherlock Jr.

    Sherlock Jr.

    Keaton’s third feature is a breathtakingly virtuosic display of every silent comedy technique imaginable, from his own formidable physical skills to some then-groundbreaking camera trickery.

  • The General

    The General

    Train driver Buster Keaton gives chase when Union agents steal his locomotive in this classic silent comedy set at the time of the American Civil War.

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