Sunday, September 29, 2019

Random Keaton Note #26

In the late 20s/early 30s Buster pitched a western film plot to MGM. He would play an inadequate easterner assisting his aunt, to be played by Marie Dressler, to catch up to a wagon train. MGM didn't go for it. I dunno-- sounds pretty good to me.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Another Altered Ad

Remember the altered ad I posted in April? No? Well, here is another:

This one was a bit tricky. Believe it or not, a man was sitting on the sofa in the original ad. Thanks to some paint, it is now free for Buster to strike a pose. Kinda looks like a decorating magazine caught BK lounging at home. 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday The Thirteenth

Happy Friday the 13th! If you've never watched One Week (or even if you have), do yourself a favor and watch! There are quite a few uploads on Youtube.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Random Keaton Note #25

Buster, Jimmy Durante, and Jackie Cooper were to make a film called Buddies in 1932. Due to Buster's health problems at the time, the film was never made. There are a few surviving publicity photos in the internet archives. Here are a couple:

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Post Labor Day Post

The best laid plans... I had this "Happy Labor Day" post all set to go yesterday, but was under the weather all day. So here ya go... we'll change it to: Hope you had a nice, relaxing Labor Day!