Posts Tagged ‘Cline’

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T500FC, 411th: Hard Luck (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1921)

March.26.2011

I have often wondered on how Buster Keaton’s life would have been before. He manages to create movies that best describe his personality or character according to what you initially see whenever you watch his films. Personally, Hard Luck seems an easy movie for him. As the title goes, it can easily be detected on where this short film is heading, though it is quite incoherent at times, I believe it still important in Buster Keaton’s filmography. Read the rest of this entry ?

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T500FC, 412th: The Electric House (Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton, 1922)

March.26.2011

The concept of this film was often copied by certain animated shorts that came out decades ago. If I remember it correctly, it might be one of those Looney Tunes or those Avery cartoons, and probably a little bit of the Disney shorts on the side, where it features a house. With electricity being the in thing before, this film was created to sort of predict on what could have been possible in the future. Hence the film went to a slightly accurate point that makes this film a voyeurism of some sort. Read the rest of this entry ?