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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)[1] was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.[2] 9,735 more words


COHORT REPORT: Peeling back the mask

“We like to remember people who go first,” as a character says in the Merrimack Repertory Theatre’s new production “Lost Laughs,” a show about comedian Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle. 331 more words

COHORT REPORT: Silence and Reality of Film and Stage

The days of vaudeville into silent films was filled with images of actors like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle. “Fatty” was a comedian, director and screen writer who earned, and lost, millions during the golden age of jazz and silent films. 337 more words

Favorite Comedies: The 1910's

This is the first in a series of monthly posts that will highlight my favorite comedies of each decade. Key word here is favorite and not necessarily the best.  815 more words

Playwright Q&A: Aaron Muñoz

Artistic director Sean Daniels sat down with playwright and performer Aaron Muñoz to talk about his new play Lost Laughs: The Slapstick Tragedy of Fatty Arbuckle… 1,457 more words

The “Courage” of the Mob

On October 30th, shortly after the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, I published a column — which was also published in my local newspaper, The Signal — 799 more words

Buster Keaton - Biography

Born October 4th 1895 to Joe and Myra Keaton in Piqua, Kansas – Joseph’s official debut on the stage almost instantly. His parents were already an established vaudeville duo so within a year of being born, Joseph was already a star, taking on the role of mini Keaton Sr.  578 more words

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