Lisle Foote's Buster Keaton’s Crew: The Team Behind His Silent Films PDF

By Lisle Foote

Buster Keaton instructed an interviewer in 1965, “When I’m operating by myself, the cameraman, the prop guy, the electrician, those are my eyes out there.... They knew what they have been speaking about.” Drawn from movie alternate magazines, newspapers, interviews and public files, this ebook tells the formerly unpublished tales of the behind-the-scenes workforce who labored on Keaton’s silent films—like Elgin Lessley, who went from division shop clerk to leader cameraman, and Fred Gabourie, who served as a military deepest within the Spanish American battle ahead of he turned Keaton’s technical director.
“I’d ask, ‘Did that paintings the way in which i needed it to?’ and they’d say certain or no,” Keaton acknowledged of his group. He couldn’t have made his movies with no them.

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