silentweeks: Because he was funny, because he wore a porkpie…

silentweeks:

Because he was funny, because he wore a porkpie had, Keaton’s physical
skills are often undervalued … no silent star did more dangerous stunts
than Buster Keaton. Instead of using doubles, he himself doubled for his actors, doing their stunts as well as his own –
Roger Ebert

All my life, I have been happiest when the folks watching me said to each other, “Look at the poor dope, will ya?Buster Keaton

Happy 120th Birthday, Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

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