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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. In this short video essay, Tony Zhou shows us the artistry behind Keaton’s gags.
Buster Keaton and Virginia Fox collapse in The Electric House (1922)