NItrateville Answer Dept: Keystone's reported use of actual fires and natural disasters on film

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NItrateville Answer Dept: Keystone's reported use of actual fires and natural disasters on film

Postby Richard M Roberts » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:49 am

I swear, can any of these people do actual research?

https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=28501

much less just take a gander at Brent Walker's book?\

Here is THE GUSHER, a 1913 Keystone Comedy that uses an actual oilwell fire as the backdrop for the action:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ooHSMMCnfE


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Re: NItrateville Answer Dept: Keystone's reported use of actual fires and natural disasters on film

Postby Matt Barry » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:09 pm

This reminded me to look up one of my favorite examples of Sennett kidding his own practice, which I thought was worth a share here:
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