“His stunts and acrobatics are never merely stunts and acrobatics… Buster’s stunts are unique because he was always an actor and comedian first. As he puts it simply, “stuntmen don’t get laughs.” Buster was never content to wow audiences with his athleticism; he used his incredible balance, agility and muscular control to communicate; to tell a story with his body.“

Buster Keaton: The Persistance of Comedy