Keaton: Restored!

Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance


I was invited to introduce three newly-restored short films by Buster Keaton.

Event listing: Celebrate The Great Stone Face as you’ve never seen him before,
in three pristine, newly-restored classic silent comedy shorts. Come and witness Buster’s finest onscreen moments in glorious 4K. Film titles include Keaton favourites One Week (1920) and Hard Luck (1921). The films have been restored by Lobster Films and feature live musical accompaniment from Gunter Buchwald and Frank Bockius. Hosted by Polly Rose (Bristol University), film editor and PhD student of Keaton’s film making. Running time: 90mins.
Period23 Jan 2020
Held atSlapstick Festival, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • silent comedy
  • silent film
  • Buster Keaton
  • film festival
  • film history