By James L. Neibaur,Terri Niemi
InBuster Keaton’s Silent Shorts: 1920-1923, James L. Neibaur and Terri Niemi supply a film-by-film overview of those excellent two-reelers. The authors talk about the importance of every short—The excessive Sign, One Week, Convict 13, The Scarecrow, Neighbors, The Haunted House, Hard Luck, The Goat, The Playhouse, The Boat, The Paleface, Cops, My Wife’s Relations, The Blacksmith, Frozen North, Daydreams, The electrical House, The Balloonatic, and The Love Nest—to the Keaton filmography, in addition to every one film’s significance to cinema.
Offering a transparent and in-depth standpoint on those 19 movies, the authors clarify what makes those shorts potent and why they’re humorous.Buster Keaton’s Silent Shorts will enlighten either students and informal lovers alike in regards to the early paintings produced via one among cinema's so much talented comedians and filmmakers.
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