Buster Keaton And The Minnesota State Fair

I am thrilled beyond words to present this Silent-ology exclusive on a very overlooked aspect of Buster Keaton’s long career…his 1963 state fair appearances, focusing on his time in Minnesota (my home state).

During these late days of August, when the lakes are at their warmest and the corn is as tall as it’s going to get, Minnesotans from all over the state will be flocking to St. Paul for the “Great Minnesota Get-Together”–our incomparable State Fair.

Cue the music from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical!

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