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  1. It's Kelvin-groove for Glasgow Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A CINEMATIC revival for one of Glasgow's oldest picture houses, the transformation of an art gallery into a glittering ballroom dance hall and a special Buster Keaton tribute led by comic Paul Merton are among highlights of the city's annual film festival next year.

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  2. Indy's "Dr. Film" preserves movies one frame at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... Film buffs started hiring Grayson to set up showings. A couple years later, producers who were restoring they Buster Keaton flick called Grayson. Kino Lorber, a film distributor based in New York, was restoring a digital version of the 1925 film ...

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  3. Sting Chooses to Ignore Paul Simon's Broadway AdviceRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | FishBowl

    ... going to work for Sting. "I have no choice," he says. "I have to be in the front of the train." Shades of Buster Keaton 's The General . There's also a great paragraph in Marks' piece , in the form of a quote from Sting, about the power of dreams ...

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  4. Pipe Organ Symposium: An evening at Royal Opera House Muscat with international expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Times of Oman

    ... pipe organ played to accompany them. This year organist Wilfried Kaets will present a 25-minute sequence of Buster Keaton's 1928 film "The Cameraman" accompanied by live organ music. ROHM's Director General Christina Scheppelmann stated: "We are ...

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  5. Stocking up on DVD gifts for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Marina Times

    ... Some people say Chaplin, and others say Keaton. When it comes to sheer comedy and cinematic innovation, Buster Keaton was the man. The evidence can be found in his silent shorts from the 1920s, especially the stunningly clever Sherlock Jr. with its ...

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  6. SlideshowCaught by the TSARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | National Review Online

    ... Disney had been inspired by the sound innovation of The Jazz Singer , and the toon's title was a parody of the Buster Keaton silent feature Steamboat Bill Jr. 1978 : Peoples Temple founder Jim Jones leads hundreds of his followers in a mass suicide ...

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  7. Book Review: "Buster Keaton's Crew"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Examiner.com

    Lisle Foote contributes to the scholarship of the master filmmaker and comedian Buster Keaton with "Buster Keaton's Crew," the first book-length study examining the contributions of those who helped Keaton redefine screen comedy. Foote is very thorough, breaking her study into the following sections: The Camera and Electrical Departments, Co-Directors, Writers, and The Rest of the Crew.

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  8. Out and AboutRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Review

    ... will serve breakfast 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Cost is $5 per person. Carryout is $5.50. EAST LIVERPOOL - The Buster Keaton silent film comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr.", will be presented 7 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, West Fifth Street. ...

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  9. Small-scale movie theater to open in MillcreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... Erie Movie House is set to open Nov. 22 with free screenings of "The General," a 1926 silent movie starring Buster Keaton, at 3 p.m.; "Charade," with Cary Grant, at 5 p.m.; and the 1968 zombie classic "Night of the Living Dead" at 8 p.m. "We ...

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  10. Addison's November Film JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... free movie sites out there. Seriously, I wouldn't be offended if you clicked over there right now and watched Buster Keaton's The Navigator. In fact, I'd be flattered.) I'm not sure what Jiles' film is about, exactly-it's full of sexual awakenings, ...

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  11. Daily film recommendation: 'Limelight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... film on its own, but it is also notable for being the only feature film in which Chaplin and his comedic rival Buster Keaton appeared together. Toward the end of the film, Terry convinces Calvero to appear in a benefit concert. Calvero agrees, and ...

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  12. Indy Film Talk: Music at the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... can catch it next Friday at 9:30. Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3, IU Cinema is screening the classic 1927 Buster Keaton comedy, The General . "Exploiting the comic potential of Keaton's favorite film prop - the train - The General has probably ...

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  13. 2015 TCM Film Fest, Jean-Yves Thibaudet visits OC, 'Broomstick' in LA debutRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... And just to make sure I feel welcome, they'll be debuting a new restoration of my favorite silent comedy, Buster Keaton's "Steamboat Bill Jr." (1928), accompanied by composer Carl Davis conducting the world premiere of his score for the film. TCM ...

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  14. Silent Movie night at First United Methodist ChurchRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Review

    The First United Methodist Church, West Fifth Street, will be showing the great 1928 Buster Keaton silent film comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr", at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. The cost is free and open to the public. A free will offering will be taken with refreshments served during intermission.

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  15. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Inland Empire Weekly

    Borrowing their band name from a 1924 Buster Keaton film and an album concept from what could've been the 1932 Lindbergh Kidnapping, it's no surprise this Brooklyn group's music is a baroque throwback. But if the record's conceit - announced by opener "Kidnapped" and reiterated by songs like the kidnap note "Dear Mr. Doe" - harks back to that sensational era, the music borrows liberally, and quite effectively, from sunny '60s pop icons like the Zombies and Brian Wilson.

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  16. Milton DatelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | InsideHalton.com

    Knox Presbyterian Church presents a concert featuring its original 1905 pipe organ. Organist Ian Saddler performs with Buster Keaton's 1927 silent movie The General in the background. 1 comment

  17. Cosford Cinema upgrades to 3D technologyRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Miami Hurricane

    ... cinema will continue to showcase classic films on celluloid. Last month, it screened "Sherlock Jr". starring Buster Keaton with a live musical accompaniment from the Frost School of Music. "Sometimes college students decide not to see a 3D movie in ...

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  18. Silent Film Faust uses lack of dialogue as a conversation starterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Arbiter

    ... effects that students can enjoy. "Even by today's standards, it's pretty amazing to watch the stunt work of Buster Keaton, or the physicality and narrative fluidity of Charlie Chaplin, or the virtuosity of the German expressionist filmmakers, or the ...

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  19. a Movies and Music on the Lawna closes out series on FridayRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, will close its 2014 "Movies & Music on the Lawn" series on Friday with Buster Keaton's 1928 classic, "Steamboat Bill, Jr." The movie will begin either at 8 p.m. or sundown, whichever comes last, and the $5 admission fee includes free, limitless popcorn. Movies & Music on the Lawn pairs up some of the most iconic silent films of the 1920s and '30s with local, contemporary bands.

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  20. Civil War train inspired two classic moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... The General, inspired not one but two classic movies . The dramatic true story of the engine was adapted by Buster Keaton for the 1926 silent movie, "The General," and by Walt Disney for the 1956 live action adventure, "The Great Locomotive Chase." ...

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