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Title: Buster Keaton Shorts Collection
Starring: Buster Keaton
Released: 24th May 2016
SRP: $59.95, $44.95

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Kino Lorber, in association with Lobster Films, has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release (re-release in some cases) of

Buster Keaton: The Shorts Collection

. The collection will include the following films from Keaton's collaborations with Roscoe Arbuckle as well as 19 of his earliest independently-produced silent shorts:
The Arbuckle-Keaton comedies (1917-1920):
  • The Butcher Boy (1917)
  • The Rough House (1917)
  • His Wedding Night (1917)
  • Oh Doctor! (1917)
  • Coney Island (1917)
  • Out West (1918)
  • The Bell Boy (1918)
  • Moonshine (1918)
  • Good Night, Nurse! (1918)
  • The Cook (1918)
  • Back Stage (1919)
  • The Hayseed (1919)
  • The Garage (1920)

The Keaton silent short comedies (1920-1923):
  • One Week (1920)
  • Convict 13 (1920)
  • The Scarecrow (1920)
  • Neighbors (1920)
  • The Haunted House (1921)
  • Hard Luck (1921)
  • The "High Sign" (1921)
  • The Goat (1921)  
  • The Play House (1921)
  • The Boat (1921)
  • The Paleface (1922)
  • Cops (1922)
  • My Wife's Relations (1922)
  • The Blacksmith (1922)  
  • The Frozen North (1922)
  • The Electric House (1922)
  • Day Dreams (1922)
  • The Balloonatic (1923)
  • The Love Nest (1923)

The special features will include:
  • 24-page booklet with detailed film notes and essay by Jeffrey Vance, author of Buster Keaton Remembered
  • The Blacksmith – Newly rediscovered alternate version of the 1922 comedy, containing four minutes of previously unseen material
  • Coney Island – alternate (politically incorrect) ending
  • My Wife's Relations – alternate ending
  • Introduction by film preservationist Serge Bromberg (6 min.)
  • Life with Buster Keaton (1951, excerpt) – Keaton reenacts Roscoe Arbuckle's "Salomé dance", first performed in The Cook


Buster Keaton Shorts Collection

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