(In the featured picture, Buster hitches a lift on a passing car, to escape the cops)
Less than 9 minutes to watch – inventive active jokes – with commentary showing how the comedy was built up. A master class in film humour and slapstick.
Interestingly, it traces Buster’s influence on the current generation of physical gag merchants – always good to go back in time, to see who originated the jokes.
[…] channel Every Frame a Painting (Tony Zhou) has featured on this blog before, illustrating action gags on film by Buster Keaton. Today, I got caught up in another of his masterful short 10 minute […]