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11 Photos of Buster Keaton Hanging Out with Dogs

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Sometimes, random Google searches open up a fantastical world. And so it was the other night that I discovered that Buster Keaton loved dogs. Or at least, he loved using them on set. And why not? Both Keaton and dogs employ stone faces to great comic effect. There are a lot of photos floating around on the internet of Keaton hanging out with dogs. And frankly, those are two of my favorite things in the world, all in the same photo. Here are eleven shots of Buster Keaton hanging out with dogs. Continue reading

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Buster Keaton: A Retrospective in Film Stills

October 4th marks the birthday of a cinematic icon- Buster Keaton, the Great Stone Face. To honor the man, I’ve put together a series of photos that represent a tremendous career in cinema. These film stills all say so much about several aspects of his career. The expression is that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, then this collection of stills says nearly as much about Keaton as Keaton himself ever uttered on film. Continue reading

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