Monday, February 08, 2016
Today: Last Day Of 2nd Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon
The 2016 Buster Keaton blogathon, which began on Stupor Bowl Sunday, continues on through today, bringing splendid writing about classic movies as the debates about Broncos vs. Panthers fade into the rear view mirror.
Alas, this blogger could not participate this time around, but a slew of fine writers and historians have contributed top-notch essays for the 2nd Buster Keaton Blogathon.
Here's the lineup:
Big Riot V Squad - Buster Keaton and the Passing Show of 1917
Critica Retro - Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton: when the student surpasses the master
Dinner And A Show (tgreywolfe) - Buster and the Tragic Mask
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. - TV episode - The Awakening
The Lost Laugh - Ghostly Gold & Grand Slams: Buster Keaton At Educational and Keaton & Karl (Buster and Karl Dane)
MIB’s Instant Headache - The Buster Keaton Short Films Collection
MOON IN GEMINI - Seven Chances
MovieFanFare - Three Ages
MovieMovieBlogBlog - Our Hospitality
Nitrate Glow - The Top 10 post-1940s Buster Keaton appearances and a review of Buster Keaton: The Persistence Of Comedy by Imogen Sara Smith.
An Ode to Dust - Doughboys
The Scribe Files - Buster, Italian Style
Second Sight Cinema - Buster Keaton's Most Amazing Stunt
Silent-ology - Thoughts on Le Roi des Champs-Élysées
Silver Screenings - Buster Keaton: Last Action Hero
Special Purpose Movie Blog - Big Joe Roberts: An Appreciation
thefyuzhe - Favorite Buster Keaton poses
Welcome To My Magick Theatre - The Tintype Daredevil: The Cameraman
We extend respectful tips of the Buster Keaton pork pie hat, Roscoe Arbuckle's derby, Charley Chase's straw boater AND the Max Linder top hat to film historian Lea Stans of Silent-ology for hosting the blogathon.