Peter Bogdanovich pays stodgy tribute to a comedy legend in The Great Buster
The A.V. Club -

Joseph Frank Keaton, nicknamed “Buster” from early childhood, started making movies in 1917 and continued working all the way until his death in 1966. But his legendary reputation as a comedian rests entirely on a prolific period that lasted from 1920 to 1928, when he released 19 ingenious short films and 12 features (including such all-time masterpieces as The General and Sherlock Jr.) in quick succession. The technical genius of these films is self-evident; Keaton’s gags and stunts are...

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