Our Hospitality (DVD)
Directed by Buster Keaton and John Blystone
Our Hospitality (1923) broadened the boundaries of slapstick and proved that Buster Keaton was not just a comedian, he was an artist. Keaton stars as youthful dreamer Willie McKay, who travels westward on a rickety locomotive to claim his birthright, only to nd that his inheritance is a rundown shack. On top of that he learns that the object of his affection (Keaton’s real-life wife Natalie Talmadge) is the daughter of a man with whom his family has been engaged in a long, violent feud. McKay’s personal struggles are punctuated by brilliant slapstick setpieces that involve an exploding dam, raging waterfalls, and a primitive steam engine. Keaton supervised the design and construction of the train, which he revived two years later for the short The Iron Mule (1925).
DVD Extras Include:
-Audio commentary by film historians Farran Smith Nehme and Imogen Sara Smith
-Un duel à mort (A Duel to the Death, 1947, a short film starring Buster Keaton)
-The Iron Mule (1925, a short film starring Al St. John)
-A presentation on Our Hospitality by Serge Bromberg
-Scoring for Buster, a documentary on the recording of Robert Israel’s score
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