From the silent film blog and Buster Keaton worship site Silent-ology:
Happy Friday, all! It’s hard to believe, but the anticipated Buster Blogathon V is only ten days away!
This year we have a lot of Busterthon regulars as well as some new faces. A hearty welcome to all–this event is shaping up to be as exciting and enlightening as previous years!
So for this year’s ‘thon, I’ve decided to give away a copy of the book Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton by noted film historian/modern day detective John Bengtson. This essential work covers Buster’s numerous filming locations, from shorts to masterpieces like The General, in minute and copiously-illustrated detail. It’s an awe-inspiring book that allows fans to literally stand in the same places as our favorite comedian. I never travel to L.A. without it! (And one day when I finally visit Cottage Grove, Oregon, it’s the first thing going in my carry…
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