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    Richard Lewis On Buster Keaton -- (TCM Original) Star Of The Month

    Comedian Richard Lewis on his first fanatical, then personal connection to TCM's October Star Of The Month, the incomparable Buster Keaton.

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Richard Lewis On Buster Keaton -- (TCM Original)...
Comedian Richard Lewis on his first fanatical, then personal...
Richard Lewis On Buster Keaton -- (TCM Original) Star Of The Month
Comedian Richard Lewis on his first fanatical, then personal connection to TCM's October Star Of The Month, the incomparable Buster Keaton.>
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Arrived in River Junction, his father (Ernest Torrence), alarmed at his appearance and tastes, brings the title character (director and star Buster Keaton) to the hat shop, a famous routine — certainly not the “mere slapstick” Keaton greatly disliked — from Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928. >
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) William...
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Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) William Canfield Jr.
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Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Pick The Young Man
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Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) Muddy Waters
The jaunty opening, in which Buster Keaton credits his colleagues for contributions to writing and directing, though he always did the work himself, and the introduction of rivals King (Tom McGuire) and Canfield (Ernest Torrence, with first mate Tom Lewis), in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928. >
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Greg Proops Intro -- Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928)
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