"The 2,000 Year Old Man in the Year 2000: The Book
4 Print Biographies |
18 Interviews |
10 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
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On Buster Keaton
(1895-1966): I don't think he was a genius. Einstein was a genius; Buster Keaton was astonishing. I've never seen any human being able to perform as brilliantly and gracefully with such unusually gifted timing. There was only one Keaton. His eyes shone with a certain intensity, fire and love. His face had little expression, but his eyes were always dynamically alive. His eyes ...
The 1944 edition of the Eastern District High School (Brooklyn, N.Y.) yearbook featured the future Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky) stating that his goal was to become President of the United States; forty-three years later, in 1987, his ambition was to be fulfilled, if only in fiction and in part -- in the movie Spaceballs
(1987), he portrayed Spaceball leader "President Skroob".