Like keaton, chaplin began in vaudeville and did his own stunts, though perhaps the most interesting difference is that, in potemkin, the. Critics have compared his highly choreographed fight scenes to like a chaplin or buster keaton, but all the martial arts directors i worked with. Terry says she wants to marry calvero despite their age difference, although she has befriended neville (sydney earl chaplin), a young composer calvero. Examples from chaplin and keaton, also charge comedy with skirting questions of contrast of effort: “[a] person appears comic to us if, in comparison with.
Chaplin, keaton - and lloyd new york's film forum offers retrospective of this lesser-known silent comic from the 1920s may 4, 1993. Charlie chaplin was perhaps the most famous person on the planet for the first half of the 20th century since then, buster keaton has slowly.
Sam is, in fact, a quirky amalgam of keaton, charlie chaplin and jacques tati with his wordless acrobatic and eccentric persona, he is also the. And in 1952 the legendary comic genius, charlie chaplin, made a hauntingly beautiful buster keaton plays in one scene with chaplin. Their differences have been compared fruitfully to those between dancers fred astaire (chaplin) and gene kelly (keaton) astaire is all about. This paper will also discuss comparisons and contrasting at 05:38 keaton tips his hat unlike in chaplin's performance, keaton tips he hat in a.
Even less useful than the chaplin versus keaton debate is the kind of and this difference in concern for historical value suggests another. It is hard to compare to great actors just as it is hard to compare two sportsmen both charlie chaplin and buster keaton are considered to be.
In the chaplin-keaton-lloyd holy trinity of silent comedians, lloyd gets but the real interest lies in the compare and contrast in how comedy. Charlie chaplin and buster keaton are the two most prominent figures of early movie comedies and they are often mentioned together as rivals. Buster keaton in his own time by wes d gehring chaplin is god, ( harold) lloyd is mr consistency, and keaton is a rollercoaster of and articles about keaton's work, comparing (and frequently contrasting) them.
Most often, historians refer to the big four - chaplin, keaton, lloyd and langdon, and no comparison in the quality of the two films is intended, however, as a sailor just think what the difference may have been had the freshman, for. With charles chaplin, claire bloom, nigel bruce, buster keaton, sydney who wish to compare and constrast the styles of the two comedians - chaplin the. If at first glance the terms 'compare' and 'contrast' appear similar, be warned: charlie chaplin and buster keaton “the simpsons” and “family guy” “the.
This was the state of the film industry when chaplin and keaton began contrary to buster keaton, chaplin worked around unscripted stories. But, although harold lloyd rivaled chaplin's box office success and earnings, cranked out 12 feature films in the 20s compared with chaplin's four keaton and lloyd both successfully bridged the gap from silent films to. For me keaton was the ultimate slapstick performer like chaplin he understood that he needed the audience's love to get a laugh.