Buster Keaton - The Complete Short Films 1917-1923 DVD

Buster Keaton - The Complete Short Films 1917-1923 DVD
Buster Keaton' (1895-1966) is oneof the greatestartists in cinema history. After a very early star in vaudeville with his parents (as The Human Mop), Keaton as old as the cinema when he began his career in film at the age of twenty-one with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Burlesque yet sensitive, Keaton inspired European surrealists and created the funniest and most astonishing character of the silent era. His short films were whirlwinds of precisely chorepgraphed humour and nonsense, and have been rarely screened in recent years. A new generation are now able to rediscover the timeless appeal of Keaton's comic marvels with this complete collection of short films from 1917-1923. Restored in co-operation with renowned international film institutes, these gems are collected here across four DVDs in the best versions available. The films include: 'The Butcher Boy' (1917), 'The Rough House' (1917), 'His Wedding Night' (1917), 'Oh Doctor!' (1917), 'Coney Island' (1917), 'Out West' (1918), 'The Bell Boy' (1918), 'Moonshine' (1918), 'Good Night Nurse!' (1918), 'The Cook' (1918), 'Back Stage' (1919), 'The Hayseed' (1919), 'The Garage' (1920), 'One Week' (1920), 'Convict 13' (1920), 'The Scarecrow' (1920), 'Neighbors' (1920), 'The Haunted House' (1921), 'Hard Luck' (1921), 'The High Sign' (1921), 'The Goat' (1921), 'The Playhouse' (1921), 'The Boat' (1921), 'The Paleface' (1921), 'Cops' (1922), 'My Wife's Relations' (1922), 'The Blacksmith' (1922), 'The Frozen North' (1922), 'Daydreams' (1922), 'The Electric House' (1922), 'The Balloonatic' (1923) and 'The Love Nest' (1923).
Specifications
Aspect RatioNot Specified
AudioEnglish Dolby Digital
BBFCPG
Case TypeBoxset Amaray
CastFatty Arbuckle,Buster Keaton
ColourBlack & White
DirectorBuster Keaton
Discs4
FormatDVD
FormatIncludes - Booklet
IFCONone
LanguageEnglish
RegionDVD 2
Released2006-11-20
Run Time720
Year1920

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Tags: 1920s, Masters of Cinema, Director Boxset, Black and White