starting with the ostrich and ending with the ending

a real Buster Keaton

In Uncategorized on August 17, 2010 at 11:46 am

It was a Real Buster Keaton on a Real Train, and the cameramen had orders to keep shooting until Buster yelled “Cut”, or was killed.

I’ve spent the better part of the last two weeks immersed in Buster Keaton’s performance in the 1927 film The General. Along with my good friends Caroline and Jeremy, we composed/improvised music to the film in a backyard outside of Boston this past weekend, on what turned out to be one of the finer evenings of the summer. Original movie poster below the fold…

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