Every Frame a Painting: Buster Keaton – The Art of the Gag

 

 

“Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first appeared onscreen, we’re still learning from him. Today, I’d like to talk about the artistry (and the thinking) behind his gags.”

Check out this video essay from the popular YouTube series, Every Frame a Painting.

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