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  1. Plumbers Can Be Famous, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Celebrific

    ... but all three made lovely plumbers. Another famous plumber was Bob Hoskins in "Super Mario Brothers." Remember Buster Keaton in, "The Passionate Plumber?" How about Victor Moore in "The Seven Year Itch?" If none of those do it for you, maybe you'll ...


  2. Classic film review: 'Brother Martin: Servant of Jesus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Examiner.com

    ... forces of talent and luck. He began his career in the 1920s as a bit player in movies - he was an extra in Buster Keaton's classic "Steamboat Bill, Jr". - and he was able to land a gig writing scripts for a series of two-reel sound comedies for Al ...


  3. Steamboat Willie ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Free Dictionary

    ... a 1911 Arthur Collins composition, and " Turkey in the Straw ." The title of the film is a parody of the Buster Keaton film Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928), itself a reference to the song by Collins. Walt Disney performed all of the voices in the film, ...


  4. Pictures and pipes: Old-time films brought to life through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Gloucester County Times

    Step back in time and, with the entire family, enjoy the sound of the organ providing the sound track for the 1927 film antics of Buster Keaton in "College." The Music Around the County planning team will present a free program with renowned theater organist Wayne Zimmerman on the Alloway Baptist Church's 1931 Moeller pipe organ on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. The program will take the audience back to the days of the silent film era via the movie.


  5. A 'Funny Thing' at Two River Theater: Why you won't see any women onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ... for its 1962 debut, has been revived twice on Broadway, was adapted into a film featuring Zero Mostel and Buster Keaton , and has carved out space for itself in the pantheon of American musicals. But of course somebody must be the butt of the joke, ...


  6. Watch 'Steamboat Bill Jr.' With Piano Accompaniment At Darien LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Darien Daily Voice

    Come to the Louise Parker Berry Community Room at 7 p.m. Tuesday the Darien Library for the 1928 silent movie "Steamboat Bill Jr." Like so many other Buster Keaton films, it's the story of a young man coming of age who goes through a series of adventures and trials on the way to becoming a man. In the film, Keaton's character hasn't seen his father for many years until he returns home from college.


  7. Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | BlogTO

    Chase the blues away with Buster Keaton. The century old Fox Theatre in the Beach is going silent-silent film that is.


  8. Classic Hollywood Throwback Thursday Featuring Buster KeatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Socialite Life

    ... to normal. So how about we get things started off again with today's Classic Hollywood Throwback Thursday, Buster Keaton . Buster was one of the biggest stars of the silent era; an actor, director, writer and stunt man who excelled at every single ...


  9. Life on Mars, plus more new reviews and notable screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... Best bets for repertory: Leo McCarey's The Awful Truth (1937), Wednesday at Northbrook Public Library; Buster Keaton's Battling Butler (1926), Saturday at Music Box, with live organ accompaniment by Dennis Scott; George Roy Hill's Butch Cassidy and ...


  10. The weekend scene features films, arts and craft beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Southport, At noon on October 10, the historic cinema will show the silent movie Battling Butler starring Buster Keaton with Dennis Scott on the organ.To learn more, visit www.musicboxtheatre.com/ The Royal Oak Beer Fest's Ciders & Seasonals is set ...


  11. The Good, the Bad, and the VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Nation

    ... pluckiness, and the movie's amusement in seeing him patch things together, the better comparison might be with Buster Keaton, when he was lost at sea in The Navigator . You may recognize this high-slapstick tradition in the knowing deadpan that ...


  12. Classic sounds springs to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Warrnambool Standard

    Events on the program include a Beethoven concert, a tribute to Cole Porter, the Anita Hoekstra Quintet, Slava Grigoryan and Sharon Draper, a live score performance of Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr , a celebration of Dame Nellie Melba, and concerts by Iain Grandage and Orava Quartet.


  13. Visionary program for spring music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... and culminates in a concert. "We're having a brilliant trio of musicians to improvise a sound track for a Buster Keaton silent film Sherlock Jr . It should be fun," she said. The opposite will occur with Melbourne-based ensemble anon. posing the ...


  14. Buster Keaton For Simon Pure BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    Today is the birthday of American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, filmmaker, stunt performer, and writer Buster Keaton . He's best known for his silent films, and especially The General , considerd by many to be one of the best films of all-time.


  15. Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president of the United States, in 1822; Frederic Remington, painter of the American West, in 1861; journalist/author Damon Runyon in 1880; pioneer movie comedian Buster Keaton in 1895; actors Charlton Heston in 1923, Clifton Davis in 1945 , Susan Sarandon in 1946 , Armand Assante in 1949 and Liev Schreiber in 1967 ; football Hall of Fame member Sam Huff in 1934 ; author Jackie Collins in 1937 and Anne Rice and Roy Blount Jr., both in 1941 ; civil rights activist H. Rap Brown in 1943 ; former baseball Manager Tony La Russa in 1944 ; actor Christoph Waltz in 1956 ; recording executive and businessman Russell Simmons in 1957 ; singer Jon Secada in 1962 ; and actors Alicia Silverstone in 1976 , Rachael Leigh Cook in 1979 and Melissa Benoist in 1988 .


  16. Top 5 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... Sunday at The Lodge at Grand Haven State Park, 1001 S. Harbor Ave. Cider and doughnuts will be served. (5) Buster Keaton Film Festival - 8 p.m. Saturday at the Frauenthal Theater in downtown Muskegon. The films are "The Railrodder" (1965) and "The ...


  17. Highlights for the month of OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... performs with the Grand Rapids Symphony at 8 p.m. at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW. Oct. 3 The Buster Keaton Festival celebrates the 50th Anniversary Screening of "The Railroader" (1965) and "The Cameraman" (1928). Films are shown at 8 ...


  18. The Biggest Mistake Buster Keaton Ever MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    Buster Keaton, one of the first great indie filmmakers, moved to a major studio in 1928. He hated the movies he made, but they earned money and made him doubt his own abilities and taste.


  19. Vox Metropolis presents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | InsideHalton.com

    Hamilton based, classical-crossover music ensemble, Vox Metropolis, present a unique and entertaining evening of music and film. This concert will feature Buster Keaton's 1924 Classic "Sherlock Jr." with new music composed by Vox Metropolis, performed live to picture.


  20. Scott Marks turns 60 and gives us something to howl aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | San Diego Reader

    ... of 68 minutes - it only feels like ten hours of non-stop laughs - something is needed to round out the bill. Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. is unavailable, something about being withheld due to a pending theatrical reissue. Lemme see...what movies do ...