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Charlie Chaplin said he “only felt threatened by Harry Langdon.” Samuel Becket wanted Langdon to act in his experimental film, but had to use Buster Keaton after Langdon’s early death. 1,620 more words

Film Reviews

23 augusti

gårDagens kvinna: Kejsarinnan Katarina den store av Ryssland (1729-1796)

Hon var slavägare och hade svårt för att somna och lät därför någon borsta hennes hår i sängen varje kväll. 203 more words


Buster Keaton makes his movie debut

First, some brief background. Buster Keaton began working in vaudeville before he was four years old in an act with his parents called The Three Keatons. 985 more words

Buster Keaton

14 augusti

gårDagens kvinna: Eleanor Gwyn (-1687)

Nell Gwyn eller E.G. som hon skrev under sitt testamente. Det var ställt till duke of Albans, en av hennes två söner som hon hade med sin älskare Charles II. 54 more words


Carole Lombard : The Hoosier Tornado

I recently picked up a Lombard biography at a local thrift shop that I wasn’t familiar with titled The Hoosier Tornado by Wes D. Gehring. Just for the record, thrift shops are great places to find discarded books and movies in case you have never looked. 343 more words

Carole Lombard

Pic of the Day: "The Long Shot" revisited

Today we take another look at young Timothy from the Racket Squad episode “The Long Shot”. It was first broadcast on July 3, 1952. Con man Ed Mercer ( 93 more words

Timothy Carey

Meet The Keystone Kops

Slapstick!  Mayhem!  Incompetence!  Buffoonery!  Clumsiness!  Craziness!  Bungling!   Chasing!  Running!  Zaniness!  Now quick, say the first words that come to your mind…

…And I’ll bet the $2.38 that I have in my pocket that you just said “Keystone Kops.” 1,968 more words