Buster Keaton: The Great Stone Face

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Buster Keaton, a man nicknamed “The Great Stone Face” for his trademarked straight-faced expressions in silent films, was one of the greatest male stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema. He could be described as a “jack of all trades;” having played a role in all aspects of film, including growing up as a vaudeville performer, becoming an actor at a very young age, and being one of the most sought after director at the time. His career was one to be admired because of his ability to push the boundaries and create new aspects of comedy that were not seen in the public before. His career was one to be admired until his path took a turn for the worst.
Buster Keaton was an exceedingly successful filmmaker, having made over 30 movies by the time he

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