Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37

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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), ...
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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.
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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2010
  • UPC: 738329068028
  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:06:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 59,085

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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Disc #1 -- Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37
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      The Gold Ghost
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         Film Notes
      Allez Oop
         Opening Titles
         At the Circus
         The Amateur
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         Film Notes
      Palooka From Paducah
         Opening Titles
         Rasslin' Practice
         On the Canvas
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      One Run Elmer
         Opening Titles
         Healthy Competition
         The Old Ball Game
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      Hayseed Romance
         Opening Titles
         Turning In
         Daily Chores
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         Film Notes
      Tars and Stripes
         Opening Titles
         Mess Call
         On Parade
         Play
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      The E-Flat Man
         Opening Titles
         Lying Low
         On the Lam
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      The Timid Young Man
         Opening Titles
         Camping Out
         Taking a Dip
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   Film Notes
      The Gold Ghost
      Allez Oop
      Palooka From Paducah
      One Run Elmer
      Hayseed Romance
      Tars and Stripes
      The E-Flat Man
      The Timid Young Man
   Photo Gallery
   "Why They Call Him Buster"
Disc #2 -- Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-37
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      Three On A Limb
         Opening Titles
         The New Beau
         Too Many Grooms
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         Film Notes
      Grand Slam Opera
         Opening Titles
         Reharsal
         On the Air
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         Film Notes
      Blue Blazes
         Opening Titles
         First Call
         The Real Deal
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      The Chemist
         Opening Titles
         Love Potion
         The Big Heist
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      Mixed Magic
         Opening Titles
         Part of the Act
         The Avenger
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      Jail Bait
         Opening Titles
         Collared
         Busting Out
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         Film Notes
      Ditto
         Opening Titles
         The Iceman Wooeth
         The Hermit
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         Film Notes
      Love Nest on Wheels
         Opening Titles
         Emptying the Nest
         The Mortgage Man
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         Film Notes
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   Film Notes
      Three On a Limb
      Grand Slam Opera
      Blue Blazes
      The Chemist
      Mixed Magic
      Jail Bait
      Ditto
      Love Nest On Wheels
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