Our Hospitality

Our Hospitality

Downloadable Video - 1923
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In many ways a companion piece to his 1926 classic The General, Our Hospitality stars Keaton as a New York man who returns to his southern antebellum homeland to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. What might have been an ordinary comedy of manners is transformed into a spectacle of visual surprises, with no farcicial opportunity left unexploited. The sequence in which Buster travels southward by rinky-dink locomotive is a most sublime example of the director's craft -- a truly astonishing series of comic vignettes that represents but a tiny portion of the extraordinary talent that characterizes the Art of Buster Keaton.
Publisher: Film Preservation Society, 1923
[San Francisco, California, USA] : 2017. Kanopy Streaming,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (74 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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