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List of Illustrations Figure 1.1. A publicity shot of The Three Keatons. Joe Keaton was known as "The Man with the Table." The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 22 Figure 1.2. Buster imitates a performing monkey in The Playhouse. BF1 Stills, Posters and Designs. 28 Figure 2.1. One Week. The house that Buster built. Courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 44 Figure 2.2. The Keatons' vaudeville act frequently ended with the revelation of multiple, miniature versions of Joe Keaton, as in this publicity shot of The Four Keatons. The Museum of Modern Art/ Film Stills Archive. 54 Figure 2.3. The Boat. Buster and sons. BFI Stills, Posters and De­ signs. 56 Figure 2.4. "Buster de Milo." A publicity shot of Keaton. The Mu­ seum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 58 Figure 2.5. Keaton and his writing staff (left to right: Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Joseph Mitchell, Jean Havez, and Eddie Cline). The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 60 Figure 2.6. "Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil." The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 61 Figure 2.7. Keaton with Viola Dana. The Museum of Modern Art/ Film Stills Archive. 62 Figure 2.8. The Playhouse. Three of the eight identical minstrels. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 63 Figure 2.9. Cops. Courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 64 Figure 2.10. Three Ages. Stone Age Buster and family BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 65 Figure 2.11. Go West. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 67 Figure 2.12. Seven Chances. Buster and his hopeful brides-to-be. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 68 χ I L L U S T R A T I O N S Figure 2.13. The Navigator. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 74 Figure 3.1. Seven Chances. Buster pursued by hundreds of brides. The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 94 Figure 3.2. Steamboat Bill, Jr. The falling wall. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 100 Figure 3.3. Sherlock Jr. Buster prepares to jump into the inner film. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 103 Figure 3.4. Sherlock Jr. The mirror sequence. The Museum of Mod­ ern Art/Film Stills Archive. 106 Figure 3.5. Sherlock Jr. The mirror sequence. The Museum of Mod­ ern Art/Film Stills Archive. 107 Figure 3.6. Sherlock Jr. Criss-crossing trucks fill a gap in the bridge. The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 108 Figure 4.1. The Navigator. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 115 Figure 4.2. Go West. Buster and Brown Eyes. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 118 Figure 4.3. The Navigator. Buster as raft. The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 126 Figure 4.4. Sherlock Jr. Convertible as sailboat. The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 127 Figure 4.5. Steamboat Bill, Jr. Buster's hospital bed in the stable. Courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 128 Figure 4.6. Daydreams. Buster's watermill/treadmill. The Museum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 129 Figure 5.1. The Navigator. Buster with the tiny cannon. BFI Stills, Posters and Designs. 137 Figure 5.2. The Navigator. Buster with oversize utensils. The Mu­ seum of Modern Art/Film Stills Archive. 138 Figure 5.3. The Railrodder. Afternoon tea. Photo Library of the Na­ tional Film Board of Canada. All rights reserved. 139 ...

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ISBN
9780691188461
MARC Record
OCLC
1132227819
Launched on MUSE
2020-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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