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The Great Buster (2018)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 5 October 2018 (USA)
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Documentary on the life and works of comic genius Buster Keaton, directed by Peter Bogdanovich.

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Peter Bogdanovich
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Bogdanovich ... Narrator (voice)
Dick Cavett ... Self (archive footage)
Frank Capra ... Self (archive footage)
James Curtis James Curtis ... Self
Dick Van Dyke ... Self
Johnny Knoxville ... Self
Louise Keaton Louise Keaton ... Self (archive footage)
Harry Keaton Harry Keaton ... Self (archive footage)
Buster Keaton ... Self (archive footage)
Paul Dooley ... Self
Patricia Eliot Tobias Patricia Eliot Tobias ... Self
Bob Borgen Bob Borgen ... Self
French Stewart ... Self
Richard Lewis ... Self
Carl Reiner ... Self
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Documentary on the life and works of comic genius Buster Keaton, directed by Peter Bogdanovich.

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Werner Herzog, Himself: Buster Keaton always had that quiet tragedy which is very, very funny.
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Features The Haunted House (1921) See more »

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1812 Overture
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Sheer bliss
27 April 2020 | by dwknujSee all my reviews

I have never understood why lovers of silent comedy have to divide into rival gangs. There are lovers of Chaplin, Lloyd and Keaton. I think that they're all extraordinary. This wonderful documentary about Buster Keaton proves that he has a place with the gods of laughter. I like that it has so many contemporary voices in it. I would recommend this to anyone, especially those becoming acquainted with Buster.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great Buster: A Celebration See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,107, 7 October 2018

Gross USA:

$118,344

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$125,807
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Cohen Media Group See more »
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