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Keaton Remembered [Oct. 29th, 2012|10:55 am]
Joseph "Buster" Keaton


Has anyone seen Buster Keaton Remembered, the giant book that came out a few years ago? It's out of print now, and of course, my library doesn't have it, but I hear it's chock full of pictures. I just was wondering if it's just as wonderful as it sounds. Maybe some day I can afford to buy it used or luck out and find it at a book sale. I can always dream!

[User Picture]From: silent_ann
2012-10-29 04:01 pm (UTC)
Yes, this book is really great!
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[User Picture]From: georgiesmith
2012-10-29 05:14 pm (UTC)
It's a gorgeous book and a beautiful tribute by Eleanor. Another one to keep an eye out for is "The Look of Buster Keaton" by Robert Benayoun.

Until your post I hadn't realized how much "Keaton Remembered" is going for. On AbeBooks it's anywhere from $128 to $1450. That's insane. The other book I mentioned used to go for a lot more but I found it there going anywhere from $16 to $250, which is still pricey but much more reasonable.

Best of luck in your search!
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[User Picture]From: emaline5678
2012-12-10 04:56 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I've checked out "The Look of Buster Keaton" from my library and it was such a great collection of photos. I wish I could get that one too! Why there aren't more picture books about Keaton, I don't know.
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[User Picture]From: rootstraps
2012-10-29 06:38 pm (UTC)
Agreed! If you can score it for a reasonable price, it's a lovely book.
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