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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Keaton, Buster.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, Doubleday, 1960.

StatementBuster Keaton with Charles Samuels ; with an introduction by Dilys Powell.
ContributionsSamuels, Charles.
The Physical Object
Pagination282p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19759915M

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  My Wonderful World of Slapstick by Buster Keaton with Charles Samuels. Publication date Topics Motion Pictures, Motion pictures--Biography Publisher New York: Doubleday Collection mediahistory; americana Digitizing sponsor Media History Digital Library Contributor Media History Digital Library Language English. Addeddate. His autobiography, "My Wonderful World of Slapstick", reads as if you are sitting next to Keaton and listening to him as he talks to you. There is absolutely nothing superfluous to this man or his speech. He starts his narration in his typically modest, self-effacing fashion/5(47). Slapstick, or Lonesome No More! is a science fiction novel by American author Kurt Vonnegut. Written in , it depicts Vonnegut's views of loneliness, both on an individual and social : Kurt Vonnegut. Since , My Wonderful Life has grown to be one of the largest online funeral planning sites in the world. Our goal was to make it an experience that is easy and inspiring — a goal we continue to work towards today — and have added new features like saving photos and videos, writing letters to loved ones, and much more.

My Wonderful World Of Slapstick 作者: Buster Keaton / Charles Samuels 出版社: Da Capo Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: This easy-going autobiography of the film comedian Buster Keaton makes for very pleasant reading indeed. It begins with his childhood as a valued member of his father's vaudeville team, and ends with his present second career as a guest artist on TV. Charles Samuels (Septem in Brooklyn, New York – Ap in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico) was a U.S. journalist, author and novelist best known for his biographies of celebrities, He penned as-told-to autobiographies for Buster Keaton (My Wonderful World of Slapstick) and Ethel Waters (His Eye is on the Sparrow) which was a best seller.   Keaton's autobiography, My Wonderful World of Slapstick, is our only record of the quirky mind behind the stoic face. Filled with stories about his childhood in vaudeville where, billed as 'The Human Mop, ' he was slammed on the floor, hurled into wings, banged on the bass drum-by his father!/5(5).