“Skyscraper”–The Silent Film Buster Keaton Almost Made

When digging through film history you come across a lot of intriguing “what ifs”–what if a film had starred a different famous actor?  What if a director had been able to made a certain dream project come true?  What if the plans for a big cinematic extravaganza hadn’t fallen through?

Of course, the coolest “what-ifs” involve our favorite stars.  One that I find intriguing concerns a feature-length film that Buster Keaton came very close to making back in the mid-twenties…a potential film with the working title of Skyscraper. Continue reading