"I thought College was funny, but DEF not one of his bests. Out of his 11 films his studio produced, I'd say College is my least favorite.
For a film it's good. For a Buster Keaton film, not so much.
"@Alexander: I feel the ssaaaaame way. I can't choose the greatest or best Silent Film of all time- or any film for that matter. I can choose my personal favorite, but i wouldn't say it's the greatest."
"@The Giant: Seven Chances is great, I love the Technicolor prologue, and gorgeous clothes all the woman wear, and Keaton is so handsome in that movie as well! I personally don't think The General is overrated though. I'm too biased to make…"
"Mine is the first movie I saw her in - Gone With the Wind. Olivia played the perfect Melanie. While I appriciate the fact that Hattie McDaniel was the first actress or actor to win an Acting award with Gone With the WInd, and that it was a great…"
"@Alexander: Yay! You'll enjoy The General very much. In my own opinion it's not his funniest (I'd say that'd be The Navigator) or my personal favorite (Sherlock Jr.), but as far as storytelling and direction goes, The General is…"
"I didn't really like the trailer of Silent Life. It looks interesting, how some of it is in color and some of it isn't. I personally would love a biopic for Buster Keaton. That man had such an interesting life, public and private."
Kenzie -- Welcome to the Vivien Leigh and Gone with the Wind fans group. I noticed you had joined, stop by your personal website, and busted out laughing at Abe Lincoln Pumpin' up the Jams with his boom box. That's really a classic.
I grew up on Gone with the Wind, and Vivien Leigh has always held a special place in my heart. Anyway, from the west coast of Florida out to California, this last of the southern gentlemen sends fond welcoming greetings.
Please let me know if any questions arise about Golden Age of Hollywood that I may be able to answer. And remember,
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