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Vintage stuff from quieter times. Films, ephemera, housewares, but mostly films.

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2020 4
2021 2
2022 1
2023 2
2024 1

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The Great Stone Face—-Wasn’t
On All Hallow’s Eve, we quite naturally watched Buster Keaton’s 1921 two-reeler, The Haunted House. And of course, there on camera, displayed in all his glory, was The Great Stone Face, as Keaton is known …
On , by Nearly Nonchalant, 633 words
What! No Fun?
Finally, I have seen ALL of 1933’s What! No Beer? starring Jimmy Durante and a sadly demolished Buster Keaton. How did this gobbler ever look good on paper? We had to choke it down in …
On , by Nearly Nonchalant, 432 words
Dances With Cooks: Busterthon
I could babble on about how much I love Buster Keaton in Comique’s The Cook … so I will. This 1918 two- reeler, distributed by Paramount, was shot at Long Beach, California. In addition to …
On , by Nearly Nonchalant, 409 words