Comedians / Film preservation / Silent

Buster Keaton’s Love Affair (with Trains)

Buster Keaton began his life on the road. Born Joseph Frank Keaton to medicine show-turned-vaudeville performers, he was performing on stage as a toddler. His early childhood memories are of traveling from town to town with his family. In his autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, Buster describes a series of train wrecks his family … Continue reading