Book ‘Camera Man’ by Dana Stevens

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Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the Twentieth Century
In this genre-defying work of cultural history, the chief film critic of Slate places comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton’s unique creative genius in the context of his time. Born the same year as the film industry in 1895, Buster Keaton began his career as the child star of a family slapstick act reputed to be the most violent in vaudeville. Beginning in his early twenties, he enjoyed a decade-long stretch as the director, star, stuntman, editor, and all-around mastermind of some of the greatest silent comedies ever made, including Sherlock Jr., The General, and The Cameraman. Even through his dark middle years...
Publisher: Atria Books (January 25, 2022)  Pages:‎ 432 pages  ISBN-10: 1501134191  ISBN-13: 978-1501134197  ASIN:‎ B075RQCB8B

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