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‘How Buster Keaton Got His Name’ – Buster Keaton, Born on 4 October 1895

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 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19301208/025/0003