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Research interests

Project title:

The significance of Buster Keaton's film editing practice to the production and creative evolution of his silent comedies (1920-28).

My PhD research into Buster Keaton's film editing (1920-1928) is supervised by Dr Alex Clayton at the University of Bristol and Professor Helen Hanson at the University of Exeter. It is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership.




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Research Output

  • 1 Article (Specialist Publication)

"He floats from the operating booth...": the tale not told of 'Sherlock Jr.'

Rose, P., 1 Jan 2018, The Keaton Chronicle, 25, 3, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle (Specialist Publication)

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  • 4 Festival, exhibition, performance
  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 3 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Invited talk

Keaton: Restored!

Polly Rose (Host)

23 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance

Stardom and the Archive

Polly Rose (Speaker)

8 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Research seminar, University of Reading Department of Film, Theatre & Television

Polly Rose (Invited speaker)

20 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesInvited talk