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My Wonderful World of Slapstick.

Buster Keaton

My Wonderful World of Slapstick.

by Buster Keaton

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Charles Samuels (Septem in Brooklyn, New York – Ap in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico) was a U.S. journalist, author and novelist best known for his biographies of celebrities, He penned as-told-to autobiographies for Buster Keaton (My Wonderful World of Slapstick) and Ethel Waters (His Eye is on the Sparrow) which was a best seller.   Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of English thin man Stan Laurel (–) and American fat .

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Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the quirky mind behind the stoic face. Filled with stories about his childhood in vaudeville where, billed as 'The Human Mop, ' he was slammed on the floor, hurled into wings, banged on the bass drum-by his father!Cited by: Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the quirky mind behind the stoic face.

Filled with stories about his childhood in vaudeville where, billed as 'The Human Mop, ' he was slammed on the floor, hurled into wings, banged on the bass drum-by his father!/5.

Charles Samuels, a New York newspaperman, wrote biographies of Jody Garland, Lizzie Borden, and Evelyn Nesbit. He worked with Buster Keaton on My Wonderful World of Slapstick (also available from Da Capo Press).

Donald Bogle is the author of Brown Sugar: Eighty Years of America's Black Female Superstars (also available from De Capo Press), Blacks in American Film & Television: 5/5(2). MY WONDERFUL WORLD OF SLAPSTICK was written with the collaboration of Charles Samuels, co-author of His Eye Is On the Sparrow, Ethel Waters’ best-selling autobiography.

Buster Keaton’s Life Story will enchant and thrill all those who enjoy looking past the glitter and the grease paint into a magnificent performer’s mind and heart.

Marital troubles and alcoholism once got Buster down, but could not keep him WONDERFUL WORLD OF SLAPSTICK was written with the collaboration of Charles Samuels, co-author of His Eye Is On. Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the quirky mind behind the stoic face.

Filled with stories about his childhood in vaudeville where, billed as 'The Human Mop, ' he was slammed on the floor, hurled /5(). Unfortunately he side steps discussing his genius by dismissing it, so you are best looking at another book if you are interested in that part of his mind, but otherwise 'My Wonderful World of Slapstick' is a fantastic autobiography.

This has actually become one of my favorite books. by gruvdrums A Must Read for Keaton Fans5/5(4). My Wonderful World of Slapstick by Buster Keaton with Charles Samuels. Publication date Topics Motion Pictures, Motion pictures--Biography Publisher New York: Doubleday Collection mediahistory; americana Digitizing sponsor Media History Digital Library Contributor Media History Digital Library Language English.

Addeddate. Internet Archive BookReader My Wonderful World of Slapstick. My Wonderful World of Slapstick Hardcover – 1 June by Buster Keaton (Author)/5(49). Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the quirky mind behind the stoic face.

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[Buster Keaton; Charles Samuels] -- An intimate, personal story of Buster Keaton's private and professional life. His autobiography, "My Wonderful World of Slapstick", reads as if you are sitting next to Keaton and listening to him as he talks to you.

There is absolutely nothing superfluous to this man or his speech. He starts his narration in his typically modest, self-effacing fashion/5(43). My Wonderful World Of Slapstick 作者: Buster Keaton / Charles Samuels 出版社: Da Capo Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: This easy-going autobiography of the film comedian Buster Keaton makes for very pleasant reading indeed.

It begins with his childhood as a valued member of his father's vaudeville team, and ends with his present second career as a guest artist on TV. Keaton gives the greater proportion of the book over to an affectionate account of his youth and young manhood in vaudeville and in Hollywood in.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keaton, Buster, My wonderful world of slapstick. London, Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) My Wonderful World of Slapstick Keaton, Buster with Charles Samuels signed by BUSTER KEATON " To Wayne Robinson Published by DOUBLEDAY & CO INC, GARDEN CITY, NY ().

“ My Wonderful World of Slapstick” is a delightful autobiography, written with humor and deep feelings. It’s a book every true Keaton fan should read, not only because his amazing stories, but also because of his painting of a bygone and very important era in entertainment.

My Wonderful World Of Slapstick (Kindle Edition) Published May 6th by Pickle Partners Publishing Kindle Edition, pagesCited by:. Buy My Wonderful World Of Slapstick by Buster Keaton, Charles Samuels from Waterstones today!

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: My Wonderful World Of Slapstick: Keaton, Buster, Samuels, Charles: Books - (54).Marital troubles and alcoholism once got Buster down, but could not keep him WONDERFUL WORLD OF SLAPSTICK was written with the collaboration of Charles Samuels, co-author of His Eye Is On the Sparrow, Ethel Waters' best-selling autobiography.