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By Lisle Foote

Buster Keaton instructed an interviewer in 1965, “When I’m operating by myself, the cameraman, the prop guy, the electrician, those are my eyes out there.... They knew what they have been speaking about.” Drawn from movie exchange magazines, newspapers, interviews and public files, this e-book tells the formerly unpublished tales of the behind-the-scenes workforce who labored on Keaton’s silent films—like Elgin Lessley, who went from division shop clerk to leader cameraman, and Fred Gabourie, who served as a military inner most within the Spanish American warfare sooner than he grew to become Keaton’s technical director.
“I’d ask, ‘Did that paintings the way in which i wished it to?’ and they’d say certain or no,” Keaton acknowledged of his staff. He couldn’t have made his movies with out them.

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