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Archive for April 4th, 2014

It Bears Repeating

In my late twenties, my infatuation with Buster Keaton was full-blown. Several TV channels ran his movies and biographies. I taped them all. I read everything I could find in print. Of all the material that I read, what I call his “rule of three” stuck out the most. Basically, as best as I can recall, he approached his movie making thus: First take, to rehearse the scene. Second take, to […]

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