K is for Keaton


Unlike Chaplin (who mugged for sympathy), and Lloyd (who did daring stunts to win the audience’s laughter), Keaton never seemed in need of anyone’s approval. Wearing a dour expression – not necessarily sad, but assuredly not happy – the Great Stone Face was a deadpan clown – there is only one recorded instance of him laughing on camera.

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I is for Ingram


I is for Ingram I was thinking I would continue my A to Z Challenge on Old Hollywood with a general post about Irish actors in movies: Barry Fitzgerald, Maureen O’Hara, George Brent, Una O’Connor,  and so on. My good friend Beanmimo has already written two excellent articles on this subject, one about Irish Oscar […]

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