Buster Keaton Rides Again Poster

Release Date: 1965

Not Yet Rated|56 min

Plot Summary
This documentary chronicles the filming of one of Buster Keaton's last short comedies, "The Railrodder," which features him in a rambling journey across Canada. Included are brief biographic sketches and anecdotes, still photographs and a sequence from the 1927 silent film "The General" as well as contemporary footage with his wife, Eleanor. The film features Keaton working out his unique gags, singing in his distinctive voice and sharing tales of Hollywood's studio era.

Cast: Orson Welles

Director: John Spotton

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Marriage, 1960s, Engaging, Amusing, Wife, Small town, Escape


Nominated Robert Flaherty Award (Feature Length Film, Documentary in Content)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1966)