Buster Keaton – A Hard Act to Follow

An Emmy Award-winning series of three documentaries by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill, narrated by Lindsay Anderson. It followed their Hollywood and Chaplin documentaries, and came before the Harold Lloyd series, seen below. The series follows the life of the comedy legend from childhood on stage to his film career, and tells of his roller-coaster ride from success to ruin and then an eventual, ultimate acclaim.