Neil Brand Presents Buster Keaton

A Celebration of Steamboat Bill, Jr. U

Slapstick 2019

Talk

Please note: This event took place in Jan 2019

Director:
Buster Keaton
Cast:
Various
Duration:
60 mins, 1928, USA
Primary language:
English

Peter Krämer, the author of the BFI Film Classics volume on Buster Keaton’s The General, makes a welcome return to Slapstick Festival to discuss one of Buster’s most accomplished works - Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Using illustrative clips from the film Krämer, Senior Research Fellow in Cinema & TV at De Montfort University, will explore the film’s style and themes, and its place in Keaton’s career.