The Cheeky Podcast

Clowns React - 'The General' - A film by Buster Keaton

August 03, 2020 Episode 11
The Cheeky Podcast
Clowns React - 'The General' - A film by Buster Keaton
Show Notes

Ian and Tom discuss Buster Keaton's favourite film that he starred and directed, 'The General'. Come and listen as they laugh their way through this silent movie classic, based off of the real life historical event of 'The Great Locomotive Chase'.

TIME STAMPS : Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
1.36 "The General" Introduction
3.22 Cracking Into It
6.09 SPOILER ALERT
8.07 How Funny is it? + The Rail Handcar Incident
14.05 Slide Counts
15.47 Ian's Favourite Part
18.55 The Trifecta of Character
22.30 Humour in the Everyday
24.27 Tom's Favourite Moment + Hallucinating Carriages
27.20 "The Great Stone Face" + Verbal Humour
30.27 Film Facts
36.08 Outro
37.33 Joke of the Day
38.51 End
38.56 EXTRA

SHOWNOTES

THE GENERAL Youtube
THE GENERAL Archive.org
Buster Keaton's Stunts
Big Lever that requires Hand Waving (i.e. Rail Handcar)

Sources

Joke 1
Joke 2