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Buster Keaton

BUSTER KEATON (1895 1966)
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From the primordial ooze of vaudeville and silent film came Keaton as a pioneer writer, comedic actor and director. He began his career as a stunt child for his family act. The schtick will evolve into some of the most memorable gags committed to film. Parody became a key component of his work. South Park and The Simpsons built empires employing the device.





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