Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37

Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37

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This box set from the Kino label brings into a single package an array of two-reel comedy shorts by Buster Keaton that the comic made after his star had slightly fallen. Following a series of enormous personal setbacks, he signed a contract in 1934 with Earle W. Hammons's Educational Pictures, a production house specializing in comedic shorts similar to those produced… See more details below

Overview

This box set from the Kino label brings into a single package an array of two-reel comedy shorts by Buster Keaton that the comic made after his star had slightly fallen. Following a series of enormous personal setbacks, he signed a contract in 1934 with Earle W. Hammons's Educational Pictures, a production house specializing in comedic shorts similar to those produced during his early days; this collection presents sixteen of the finest. Selections, all produced between 1934-7, include: Tars and Stripes (1935), Three on a Limb (1936), Grand Slam Opera (1936), Mixed Magic (1936), Ditto (1937) and many more.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/06/2010
UPC:
0738329068028
Source:
Kino Video
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
5:06:00
Sales rank:
21,180

Special Features

Stills gallery; Film notes by David Macleod, author of the sound of Buster Keaton; "Why they call him buster," a musical montage of pratfalls and stunts

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37
1. Opening Titles [:08]
2. Gone West [3:02]
3. The New Sheriff [6:59]

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