Joseph Frank ‘Buster’ Keaton, ‘the Great Stone Face’ and a silent clown of genius, was born in Piqua, Kansas, on 4 October 1895.
To celebrate the day, here is a newspaper article that reports on how ‘Buster’ came to be called ‘Buster’.
Read our blog post entitled ‘Buster Keaton Almost Laughs’.
Evening Telegraph – Monday 08 December 1930
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