(1960s) TV commercials: Pure Oil Company gasoline
8 Biographical Movies |
27 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on his time working as an uncredited gag writer for The Marx Brothers
at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] It was an event when you could get all three of them on the set at the same time. The minute you started a picture with the Marx Brothers you hired three assistant directors, one for each Marx brother. You had two of 'em while you went to look for the third one and the first two would disappear.
Keaton was one of the few actors who welcomed the advent of sound films. He knew his character didn't need dialog, but he looked forward to sound effects. "When somebody goes boom, they really go *boom*" he once said.
Used the camera to help comedy, e.g. to create effect of rocking boat in beginning of The Boat