Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature: over 400,000 monthly users

Video: 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. 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)

Buster Keaton and Virginia Fox collapse in The Electric House (1922)

One comment on “Video: Buster Keaton — The Art of the Gag

  1. berolahragamatras2
    April 10, 2016

    Nice Article

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on April 10, 2016 by in Art and Cinema, Humor and Satire and tagged , , .

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 12,187 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 4,342,248 hits

Archives

%d bloggers like this: