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Buster Keaton Rides Again (1965)

This film is a documentary about the filming of one of Buster Keaton's movies: The Railrodder (1965).

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John Spotton

Writer:

Donald Brittain (commentary)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Buster Keaton ... Himself
Eleanor Keaton Eleanor Keaton ... Herself
Gerald Potterton Gerald Potterton ... Himself (director of 'The Railrodder')
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Kane Michael Kane ... Narrator (voice)
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This film is a documentary about the filming of one of Buster Keaton's movies: The Railrodder (1965).

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Official Sites:

NFB (english) [Canada]

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buster Keaton bei der Arbeit See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The running time of this documentary is more than double the length of the film that it profiles. See more »

Goofs

The barker car is seen heading from and then heading towards the Liberty Cafe between shots. See more »

Connections

References Christmas Cracker (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday
(uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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an interesting look at some of the making of "The Railrodder" 1 of Keaton's later films
24 March 2007 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

this is a "National Film Board of Canada" documentary.it chronicles some of the the making of "The Railrodder",a short film that Keaton did late in his career .it also gives some insight into Keaton and his early life.i thought this was a very good documentary.it was well written,humorous and entertaining.it's just under 1 hour,but there is a lot of info in that time.it is a bit sad to watch,as Keaton is clearly in the end stages of his life.in fact,he died the next year(1966).nevertheless, i think the filmmakers did a good job with the film.some of Keaton's Genius is still evident in the film,at least to me.unlike many documentaries,which tend to be drawn out and boring,this 1 is not,at least in my view.if you are a Keaton fan,you might like this documentary.i am,and i give this film 9/10.


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