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Our Hospitality (1923) was a Comedy - Family Film directed by Buster Keaton and John G. Blystone and produced by Joseph M. Schenck.

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CMBA Blogathon: Buster Keaton's "Our Hospitality"

By FlickChick on Oct 19, 2015 From A Person in the Dark

This is my entry in the Classic Movie Blog Association Planes, Trains and Automobile Blogathon. Click HERE to view more fabulous entries about our favorite modes of transportation in film. Buster Keaton loved trains. “The General,” one of his most famous films, is about a man&#... Read full article

Watch It & Review It: Our Hospitality (1923)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Nov 19, 2012 From Pretty Clever Films

Buster Keaton’s Our Hospitality was released on November 19, 1923. I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell you anything more than its BUSTER KEATON. But you can slip away for an hour today, watch Our Hospitality, and marvel over just how funny and fresh it is lo these many years later... Read full article

Our Hospitality

By Michael on Sep 24, 2012 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Our Hospitality (John G. Blystone & Buster Keaton, 1923) A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. Buster Keaton with his second full length feature film shows sparks of ... Read full article

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The climactic waterfall rescue scenes were filmed on a set built over the swimming pool on the Keaton lot. Production stills kept secret until decades after the film was released show the entire set, including the miniature valley constructed below the pool for the long overlooking shots.
During the filming of the scene in which Buster Keaton is being swept downstream towards the waterfall, he was attached to a 'holdback' cable, concealed in the river. During the filming of the scene, the cable broke, and he was hurled down the rapids, battered by rocks and limbs, and was only barely able to grab an overhanging branch, which held him just long enough for the crew to reach and rescue him. This scene remains in the final print, and is fairly easy to spot. Just look for the point at which Keaton is being pulled downriver and 1) he suddenly looks back towards the camera, and 2) his speed in the water doubles, almost causing him to fly out of frame.
The earliest comedy included among the '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die', edited by Steven Jay Schneider.
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