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Biography (print)

Joanna E. Rapf and Gary L. Green. Buster Keaton: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1995. ISBN 0313251487

Rudi Blesh. Keaton. Riverside, New Jersey, USA: The MacMillan Company, 1966.

Marion Meade. Buster Keaton: Cut to the Chase. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

Jan Kline. The Complete Films of Buster Keaton. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel, 1994.

R. Benayoun. The Look of Buster Keaton. 1983.

Tom Dardis. Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down. New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1979.

Richard J. Anobile. The Best of Buster. 1976.,

David Robinson. Buster Keaton. 1969.

Buster Keaton with Charles Samuels. My Wonderful World of Slapstick. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1960.

Charles Wolfe. The Films of Buster Keaton. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN 0521380960

Edward McPherson. Buster Keaton: Tempest in a Flat Hat. New York: Newmarket Press, 2005. ISBN 1557046654

Robert Knopf. The Theater and Cinema of Buster Keaton. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Eleanor Keaton and Jeffrey Vance. Buster Keaton Remembered. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001. ISBN 0810942275

James Neibaur. Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations. Jefferson, NC: : McFarland & Company, 2006. ISBN 0786428317

Noël Carroll. Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor and Bodily Coping. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN 1405155256

John Bengtson. Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Press,

James Neibaur. The Fall of Buster Keaton: His Films for MGM, Educational Pictures, and Columbia. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, 2010. ISBN 0810876825

Kevin Sweeney (ed.). The Buster Keaton Interviews.

James Neibaur and Terri Niemi. Buster Keaton's Silent Shorts: 1920-1923. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013. ISBN 0810887401

J. P. Lebel. Buster Keaton. London: A. Zwemmer Limited, 1967.

Mongin, Olivier. Buster Keaton, l'étoile filante. Paris: Hachette, 1995.

Goudet, Stéphane. Buster Keaton. Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma, 2007. ISBN 978-2-86642-525-8

Coursodon, Jean-Pierre. Buster Keaton. Paris: Seghers, 1986.

Joubert-Laurencin, Hervé. Cahier de notes sur Le Mécano de la Général. Paris: Les Enfants du Cinéma, 2002.

Benayoun, Robert. Le regard de Buster Keaton. Paris: Herscher, 1982.

Lebel, Jean-Patrick. Buster Keaton. Paris: Editions Universitaires, 1964.

Keaton, Buster & Samuel, Charles. Slapstick. Nantes: Librairie l'Atalante, 1984.


Biographical movies
"Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow" (1987)

The Buster Keaton Story (1957)

Buster Keaton and Fatty Roscoe Arbuckle (2002) (TV)

The Art of Buster Keaton (1995) (V)

The Golden Age of Buster Keaton (1975)

So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004) (TV)

Buster Keaton: From Silents to Shorts (2006) (V)

"Biography: Buster Keaton: Genius in Slapshoes" (1995)

Portrayed in
Lucy (2003) (TV)

Hollywood Steps Out (1941)

The Buster Keaton Story (1957)

Article
Radio Times (UK)11 March 2006, Vol. 328, Iss. 4275, by: Barry Norman, "Film Star of the Week: Buster Keaton"
The Guardian (UK)17 February 2006, by: Armando Iannucci, "My poster boy"
Remember (USA)April 1996, Vol. 3, Iss. 2, pg. 12 - 17, by: Terry Maser, "Buster Keaton - The Legend of the Great Stone Face"
Remember (USA)April 1996, Vol. 3, Iss. 2, pg. 17, by: Patricia Eliot Tobias, "Keaton's Fall - And Rise"
Films in Review (USA)1 July 1995, Vol. XLVI, Iss. 5/6, pg. 2 - 9, by: John C. Tibbets, "Railroad Man: The Last Ride of Buster Keaton"
Positif (France)June 1994, Iss. 400, by: Rohmer, Eric, "Le Mécano de la Général"
Garbo (Spain)20 September 1972, Vol. XX, Iss. 1012, pg. 53-55, by: Giuseppe Grieco, "Nunca me han visto sonreir"
Film Quarterly (USA)April 1966, Vol. XIX, Iss. 4, pg. 2 - 5, by: Arthur B. Friedman, "Buster Keaton: An Interview"
Moving Picture World (USA)3 December 1927, pg. 10, "Keaton Signs a New Contract with M-G-M"
Moving Picture World (USA)22 October 1927, pg. 475, "Keaton to Change?"
Cahiers d'art (France)1927, Iss. 10, by: Buñuel, Luis, "Campus de Buster Keaton"
Moving Picture World (USA)29 December 1923, pg. 794, "Keaton Picks New Lead"
Moving Picture World (USA)11 August 1923, pg. 498, "Buster Keaton Making Five-Reel Comedies"
Moving Picture World (USA)16 June 1923, pg. 558, "Metro and Schenck Sign for Release of New Keaton Films"
Moving Picture World (USA)27 January 1923, pg. 317, "Coogan, Keaton and Novarro Are New Metro Stars"
Moving Picture World (USA)19 August 1922, pg. 570, "Keaton Family All in One Film"
Moving Picture World (USA)25 June 1921, pg. 807, "Keaton and Bride Arrive (m. Natalie Talmadge)"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 April 1921, pg. 974, "Buster Keaton Says Five-Reel 'Funny' Is Making Rapid Gains in Popularity"
Moving Picture World (USA)26 March 1921, pg. 394, "Buster Keaton Begins Work on Second Series of Two Reelers"
Moving Picture World (USA)11 December 1920, pg. 751, "Rowland Considered Buster Keaton a Real Screen Comedy Sensation; Metro Finds Films Book Rapidly"
Moving Picture World (USA)27 November 1920, pg. 498, "Buster Keaton Disregards Birthday to Finish Film"
Moving Picture World (USA)2 October 1920, pg. 671, "'One Week' Shows Buster Keaton in First Appearance as Individual Star"
Moving Picture World (USA)2 October 1920, pg. 671, "'Fatty' Arbuckle Lauds Keaton Comedy, Boosting 'Buster' as His Successor"
Moving Picture World (USA)24 April 1920, pg. 583, "'The New Henrietta' Is Retitled ('The Saphead')"
Moving Picture World (USA)17 April 1920, pg. 421, "Under New Contract"
Moving Picture World (USA)17 April 1920, pg. 440, "Metro to Annually Release Eight Buster Keaton Films"
Moving Picture World (USA)10 April 1920, pg. 280, "Buster Keaton Drafted from Comedy for 'New Henrietta'"
Moving Picture World (USA)12 July 1919, pg. 273, "Buster Keaton in Arbuckle Cast"
Moving Picture World (USA)31 August 1918, pg. 1255, "'Buster' Keaton on His Way"
Moving Picture World (USA)13 April 1918, pg. 254, "Uncle Sam Puts Buster Keaton in Class 1-A"
Moving Picture World (USA)9 March 1918, pg. 1361, "Why Not Try a Number on the Screen?"

Pictorial
Jeunesse Cinéma (France)August 1965, Iss. 92, pg. 41, "Le musée du rire"

Magazine cover photo
Film Quarterly (USA)April 1966, Vol. XIX, Iss. 4
Cinema (Italy)30 June 1950, Iss. 41


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