Highlighted Histories Podcast

Buster Keaton – Highlighted Histories

Buster Keaton was a Producer, Writer, Comic Actor and Stuntman who peaked in popularity in the late 1920s. His films including ‘The General’ and ‘Steamboat Bill, Jr.’ have been titled as some of the greatest silent films of all time. Tune in to hear Tom and Ian share about the ups and downs of this amazing artists career and personal life.


0.00m Introductions 
1.30m  Growing up into a family of Vaudeville performers
11.26m Leaving the Family Show and Entering Film 
15.41m Creating Buster Keaton Productions 
18.15m The Collapse of Buster Keaton Productions + Signing his creative life away to MGM
24.06m Busters Downward Spiral 
28.01m Buster gets his life back together 
30.43m Returning to Hollywood to become a Gag writer, Discussing Buster becoming bankrupt. 
35.08m  Discussing Busters popularity resurgence + Career later on 
38.50m People who have been inspired by Buster Keaton’s life
44.45m Outro 
47.07 Joke of the Day