The cameraman is a 1928 american silent comedy directed by edward sedgwick. Recollecting on that time, keaton would later say it was one of the worst mistakes of his life. The cameraman was the first film of buster keaton after he signed a. Oscarhonoree buster keaton the general stars in this silent comedy about a photographer who takes up newsreel shooting to impress a beautiful office worker, played by marceline day the.
Prints of the movie disappeared and it was considered lost. The cameraman video clip tong war turner classic movies. While on a trip to paris when she was 14 years old, film director and writer mary harron was taken to a movie theater to see the cameraman, the 1928 silent film starring buster keaton. Instantly smitten, he tracks sally down and delivers the tintype to the mgm newsreel office where she works. The cameraman is a 1928 american silent comedy directed by edward sedgwick and an uncredited buster keaton. See more ideas about silent film, comedians and joseph frank.
The cameraman 1928 free download the cameraman is a 1916 cypriot docudrama recreation film based on carleigh akuti brochure. Not rated, 1 h 9 min buster keaton, marceline day, harold goodwin, sidney bracey directors. In chinatown, buster films the outbreak of a tong war, narrowly escaping death on several occasions. The final work over which he maintained creative control, this clever farce is the culmination of an extraordinary, decade. The cameraman 1928 is his highest rated movie while the intruder 1936 was his lowest rated movie. Director mary harron reflects on buster keatons work in. As the name suggests, cameras dominate the frame from beginning to end alongside busters unique and energetic style. The cameraman 1928 marcelinedaynoticedbybusterkeatoninthecameraman. It was closed by top coordinator mitul renars, celebrated by branon ciarrai and turned by arcanum international. Not that you could tell anything was going wrong from the cameraman 1928, which buster considered one of my pet pictures.
With buster keaton, marceline day, harold goodwin, sidney bracey. See the sellers listing for full details and description of any imperfections. Buster keaton movie photo ontheset of the 1928 silent. Buster keaton vintage 1928 british silent movie picture show film magazine. The cameraman gave buster one of his best roles and he filled it with one of his most touching and fleshedout performances, using mostly his intense eyes. Jon alpert began a chronicle of fidel castros cuba in 1972, bringing along a small crew and a portable camera.
Stay in the know with the latest movie news and cast interviews at movies. The cameraman is a 1928 american silent comedy film directed by edward sedgwick and an. Hopelessly in love with a woman working at mgm studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire. Which makes it all the more poignant that his first mgm feature, 1928s the cameraman, directed not by keaton himself, but edward sedgwick up to that point, more or less a directorforhire, is right up there with sherlock, jr. In this silent classic, photographer buster buster keaton meets sally marceline day, who works as a secretary for the newsreel department at mgm, and falls hard. The cameraman signaled the end of an era for buster keaton, the launch of a.
He starts off the movie playing a tintype photographer selling portraits on the streets of ny for 10 cents. The cameraman 1928 is one of keatons best silent features. Schenck, to give up independent production and sign a. In this hilarious 1928 silent comedy, the legendary buster keaton explores the art. The cameraman is a 1928 american silent comedy film directed by edward sedgwick and an uncredited buster keaton. Find art you love and shop highquality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at. The cameraman, buster keaton, 1928 photo silent film. Some information andor images in this header may be provided either partially or in full from the movie. It was also the first fulllength talkie film to be shot outdoors on location and not in a studio. Schenck, had decided to dissolve the independent production company he and keaton jointly owned, and. Soon after, tons of creative control was wrestled away from him in attempts to make more profitable films. This movie was used as a model for steamboat willie 1928. I am thrilled to see you here, and invite you to take a look around.
It was the first fulllength buster keaton movie that i saw and i recall the effect it had on me, harron said in a recent phone interview. Buster keaton and marceline day in the cameraman 1928 buster keaton and harry gribbon in the. Buster keaton is at the peak of his slapstick powers in the cameraman the first film that the silentscreen legend made after signing with mgm, and his last great masterpiece. Just before it was made, keatons producer, joseph m. The final work over which he maintained creative control, this clever farce is the culmination. The cameraman 1928 full movie download full hd youtube.
Along the way, he goes for a swim and winds up soaked, becomes embroiled in a chinatown tong war, and teams up with a memorable monkey sidekick the famous josephine. It is considered by fans and critics to be keaton still in top form, and it was added to the national film registry in 2005 as being deemed culturally. Trying to win her attention, buster abandons photography in order to become a news cameraman. He wants to become a newsreel cameraman but is burdened only with the tintype camera that is condescendingly referred to by his jealous rival as a cocktail shaker 1920s. A photographer takes up newsreel shooting to impress a secretary. The cameraman was keatons first film with metrogoldwynmayer. Oscarhonoree buster keaton the general stars in this silent comedy about a photographer who takes up newsreel shooting to impress a beautiful office worker, played by marceline day the telegraph trail. Keaton plays a hapless newsreel cameraman desperate to impress both his new employer and his winsome office crush as he zigzags up and down manhattan hustling for a scoop. Buster keaton is considered one of the greatest available at 2017 july 29 30 movie posters. The picture stars keaton, marceline day, harold goodwin, and others. Remade in 1951 as watch the birdie, starring red skelton. The best movies of 1928 picked by critics and filmmakers and sorted by rank.
Roscoe fatty arbuckles company by which he entered the movies in 1917. Keaton was accustomed to complete control over his own productions and was unaccustomed to interference from. The picture stars buster keaton, marceline day, harold goodwin, and others. Still he captures it on film and is about to triumphantly return with it. The cameraman was keatons first movie under his new deal with mgm after he had been convinced by his brotherinlaw, producer joseph m. The cameraman was the first film of buster keaton after he signed a contract with mgm, and before the studio was able to stifle his unique creativity and effectively grind his career to a halt. Watching the new restoration of buster keatons the cameraman 1928 was like seeing the years fall away from a ninetyyearold. The cameraman 1928 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The cameraman, released in late 1928, was the dawn of the era of keaton films being produceddistributed by mgm.
After several attempts to impress the movie queen, keatons character finds himself in the middle of a major news story. It is fitting that his penultimate silent comedy, the cameraman released in 1928, is centered around the life of a young, aspiring cameraman. Keaton was accustomed to complete control over his own productions and was unaccustomed to interference from producers. The cameraman has some laughs, a cohesive storyline and a bigger budget than keaton was used to but i dont think the move to mgm helped his art. The cameraman, the 1928 feature that was a turning point in the career of buster keaton for both good and ill. Buster keaton is at the peak of his slapstick powers in the cameramanthe first film that the silentscreen legend made after signing with mgm, and his last. All the cameraman movie posters,high res movie posters image for the cameraman. The cameraman w buster keaton fullhd video dailymotion. The movie at last nights organ pavilion concert was a comedy classic. The cameraman 1928 buster, a hapless tintype photographer, bumps into a woman in a crowd and convinces her to have her picture taken. The cameraman 1928 directed by buster keaton, edward.1508 205 1455 690 434 565 507 326 1372 787 762 1171 53 294 580 578 1419 604 502 1509 1255 1252 1374 1174 338 1183 321 1296 333 54 667 973 1490 873 1290 499 301 998 572