Friday Face-Off: Buster Keaton vs. Charlie Chaplin

by john-hitchcock | created - 18 Sep 2014 | updated - 18 Sep 2014 | Public

These two are arguably the most well-known slapstick comedians of the silent era. Both had many great moments but in the end who really was the funniest of all?

Discuss here.

1. Charles Chaplin

Writer | The Great Dictator

Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...

2. Buster Keaton

Actor | The General

Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...

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