Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton

Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton

John Bengtson Kevin Brownlow / Feb 21, 2020

Silent Echoes Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton A unique visual history of early Hollywood and other vintage locations as depicted in Buster Keaton s classic movies this book combines images from Keaton s films with archival photographs historic

  • Title: Silent Echoes: Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton
  • Author: John Bengtson Kevin Brownlow
  • ISBN: 9781891661068
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Paperback
  • A unique visual history of early Hollywood and other vintage locations as depicted in Buster Keaton s classic movies, this book combines images from Keaton s films with archival photographs, historic maps, and scores of dramatic then and now photos, revealing dozens of movie locations that lay undiscovered for nearly 80 years Part time machine, part detective story, iA unique visual history of early Hollywood and other vintage locations as depicted in Buster Keaton s classic movies, this book combines images from Keaton s films with archival photographs, historic maps, and scores of dramatic then and now photos, revealing dozens of movie locations that lay undiscovered for nearly 80 years Part time machine, part detective story, it presents a fresh look at the matchless Keaton at work, as well as a captivating glimpse of Hollywood s most romantic era More than a book for film, comedy, or history buffs, this book will appeal to anyone fascinated with solving puzzles or witnessing the awesome passage of time.

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    1. Probably one of the most obsessive books ever. John Bengtson located every location Buster Keaton shot his films on, and re-photographed it, usually at the same angle or shot of the original film. So what we have is a book that is about Keaton and how he used real locations for his classic films, plus a visual history of Los Angeles, and what that location looks like now.It's a stunning way of looking at space and what happens to that space. Strange enough a lot of the locations haven't changed, [...]



    2. This is one of the most impressive books I have ever read. Bengston does all this insane detective work to figure out where Keaton movies were filmed. He does stuff like circle a vent off in the background of film still, point out that building in an old aerial photograph and then show where Keaton must have put his camera on a map. He points out an unusual staircase and finds the building that it belonged to. He notices the alternating heights of palm trees and uses that as a starting point to [...]


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