[Episode 3] (1987)

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  • Featuring

    Lindsay Anderson

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Last of three documentaries about Buster Keaton. The great Keaton revival began in 1949 with a tribute to his silent comics in LIFE magazine. Suddenly he was in demand again, not only by Hollywood but by the new medium of television. He rediscovered live audiences and even played in a circus in Paris. Raymond Bohauer set out to find all the missing titles (some of which were found by actor James Mason when he moved into Keaton's house) and restore them to the public. By the time Keaton died in 1966, he had been acclaimed as one of thegiants of the cinema. Includes rare recordings of Keaton's TV appearances, actor Donald O'Connor talking about his work with Keaton, and Keaton's widow Eleanor talking about Keaton.

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