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Daemon
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Buster Keaton (1895)

Though his career had its ups and downs, Keaton is recognized today as one of silent cinema's greatest actors and filmmakers. He is remembered as much for his acrobatic skill as for his trademark deadpan expression, both of which he developed performing in vaudeville as a child and honed over the course of his decades-long career on the silver screen, starring in such classics as The General and Steamboat Bill, Jr. How did Joseph Frank Keaton come to be known as Buster? More...
Michelle Colin
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Buster keaton was born in piqua,kansas,the small town where his mother, Myra keaton, happened
to go into labor. According to a frequently repeated story, which may be apocrypal , keaton acquired
the nickname "Buster"at about eighteen months of age.
excaelis
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Thankyou, Mich, I could have cut and pasted that myself. Anything intelligent to offer ?
TB Turtle
Posted: Saturday, October 4, 2014 1:40:39 AM

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I remember going to the Midnight Movies in Baltimore for all the great silent movies. Now I can just turn on Netflix or Pub-D-Hub and enjoy whenever the mood strikes. The music lends a lot to the show.
excaelis
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My father was taught the piano by a movie house pianist.
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I still enjoy watching his work, it is sad that many of the actors of today to not have the opportunities to hone their craft on the stage....
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