Articles tagged buster keaton

‘When Comedy Was King’, or, How to Corrupt Young Minds

You know what they say, "He who laughs the loudest lives the longest."

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That’s Keaton, Buster: The Complete Silent Shorts

These 32 shorts are often ingenious and for some reason rely frequently on cross-dressing.

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Criterion Puts Charlie Chaplin in a Different ‘Limelight’

Criterion's official release of Limelight should finally give Charlie Chaplin the proper recognition he deserves for his sound films.

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Buster Keaton the Inventor and Charlie Chaplin the Conjurer

The films of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin share a fraternal vitality and invention.

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Nary a Word: ‘The Last Laugh’ and ‘The General’

The sound era added nothing thematically or tonally that wasn't already perfected in silent films.

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Vintage films - from a silent screen classic to some of the best romantic comedies of the 1950s - highlight this week’s DVD releases. “

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The Cook and Other Treasures (2003)

Both films showcase Fatty Arbuckle's talents for physical comedy.

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Trevor Noah on the Biracial Divide

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"The indelible experiences of Trevor Noah's past have been parlayed into his memoir, Born a Crime, a history of a life living under racial divide.

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