The Second Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon

Day two of our ‘thon has begun! The posts are still coming in, so be sure to take a look at what’s new!

Welcome back, my friends, to the second year of our Buster Keaton celebration! Once again we’re paying tribute to one of our greatest cinematic artists–someone who was not only a skilled filmmaker, but a master comedian whose ability to make people laugh has been proven timeless.

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Bloggers: Please send me the link to your post anytime it’s ready today or tomorrow. I’ll be updating periodically throughout the next couple days. Don’t forget that on the 9th I’ll be holding a drawing for all participants, the winner receiving both a $25 gift certificate to Buster Stuff and an opportunity to have their piece published in The Keaton Chronicle!

Readers: Drop by often to see the latest posts! Feel free to leave comments–both me and all the other bloggers appreciate ’em!

And once again, here’s a link to all the wonderful posts during the First Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon!

The Blogathon List:

Silent-ologyLe Roi des Champs-Élysées 

tgreywolfe | Buster and the “Tragic Mask”

Big Riot V Squad | Buster Keaton and the Passing Show of 1917

MIB’s Instant Headache | Review of the Buster Keaton Short Films Collection

MovieMovieBlogBlog | Our Hospitality

Welcome to My Magick Theatre The Cameraman

Special Purpose Movie Blog | Big Joe Roberts

nitrateglow | Top 10 post-1940s appearances

and a review of Buster Keaton: The Persistence of Comedy 

An Ode to Dust | Doughboys

Silver Screenings | Buster Keaton: Last Action Hero

MOON IN GEMINISeven Chances

MovieFanFareThree Ages

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. | TV episode The Awakening

The Lost Laugh | The Educational shorts and

Buster and Karl Dane

The Scribe Files | A fan’s first glance of Buster

Critica Retro | Buster’s work with Roscoe Arbuckle

thefyuzhe | Favorite poses

Second Sight Cinema | The fall–and rise–of Buster’s career

The Cinematic FrontierThe General

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47 thoughts on “The Second Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon

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  2. Hi, Lea. I’m looking forward to reading all the entries over the next week or so. However, mine is unfortunately a no-show. I’ve posted a brief explanation on my blog. Part One of the article, written for last year’s event, is still available to those who have yet to read it.

    • So sorry to hear that “real life” has gotten in the way, Marty, I definitely understand. Your post last year was fascinating (and detailed), so I really hope you can make it to next year’s event!

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  10. Hi Lea. Well, I read everything and commented on everything that allowed it. I pushed the blogathon on Nitrateville. Thank you for going to all this work again. I have learned a lot this year. I look forward to the Third Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon. I have started trying to figure out what to write about.

  11. Just finished reading all the Buster blogathon posts. What a wonderful tribute to our favorite guy!! Thank you so much for doing this Lea.

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