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Buster Keaton Studios

 
 
Buster Keaton Studios Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 16, 2018
1. Buster Keaton Studios Marker
Inscription.
1920-1928
At this site stood the studio where Buster Keaton and his extraordinary team produced 10 feature-length and 19 short films that bring inspiration to filmmakers of every generation and laughter to audiences around the world.

1916-1917
Under its original name of The Lone Star, this studio was used by Charlie Chaplin, who here produced 12 of his finest short films.
 
Erected 2018 by The International Buster Keaton Society.
 
Location. 34° 5.387′ N, 118° 19.671′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Eleanor Avenue and Lillian Way, on the right when traveling east on Eleanor Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in the sidewalk at the south-west corner. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hattie McDaniel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the Pig' N Whistle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Area View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 16, 2018
2. Area View of Marker
During the unveiling ceremony on June 16, 2018.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. 1.1 miles away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
More about this marker. The marker has a photo of this exact location in 1920. The studio was demolished in 1931.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Buster Keaton Society. (Submitted on June 16, 2018.)
 
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Buster Keaton Marker Dedication image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 16, 2018
3. Buster Keaton Marker Dedication
Buster Keaton image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 16, 2018
4. Buster Keaton
Mural on the wall above the marker.
Buster Keaton Studios image. Click for full size.
1920
5. Buster Keaton Studios
This photo is featured on the marker. Opening day at the studio, January 1920. In the middle are Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle.
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 16, 2018
6. Nearby Marker
In 1957, Buster Keaton was honored on "This Is Your Life". He was promised a plaque at the site of his original studio. 31 years later, the marker was installed, in the wrong location.
Marker, on the Wrong Corner image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 13, 2018
7. Marker, on the Wrong Corner
Buster Keaton Studio, 1920-1928. Site of the original Buster Keaton Studio, the birthplace of a unique type of motion picture comedy. Here the genius of Buster Keaton made history with pictures that brought laughter to the world.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   5, 6, 7. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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