Recommended Reading

"Keaton Remembered"

by Eleanor Keaton and Jeffrey Vance (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers 2001, 238 pages)

This is a beautiful volume - a large 9" by 12" book with glossy pages and gorgeous photographs from the Buster Keaton Collection of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Chapters include Buster's Early Years and Vaudeville Days, The Arbuckle-Keaton Shorts, The Keaton Silent Shorts, Marriage to Natalie Talmadge, Buster As a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Star, Shorts for Educational and Columbia, Theater and Television, a section on each of his silent features, and more. Eleanor Keaton completed her work on this book just prior to her death in 1998.

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