Buster Keaton #17: The Balloonatic (1923)

Balloonatic 31 (hanging on #2)

This one’s a photo essay, because I can’t properly put the movie’s beauty into words. Enjoy these glimpses of wonder.

Balloonatic 00a Balloonatic 00b Balloonatic 01 (Phyllis Haver) Balloonatic 02 (Tunnel of Love before) Balloonatic 03 (Tunnel of Love after) Balloonatic 04 (the balloon) Balloonatic 05a Balloonatic 06 (hanging on) Balloonatic 08 Balloonatic 09 (Haver fishing) Balloonatic 10 Balloonatic 11 (rabbit) Balloonatic 12 (cow) Balloonatic 13 (curtain of leaves) Balloonatic 14 (Haver by the river) Balloonatic 15 (Haver stretching) Balloonatic 16 (chopping wood) Balloonatic 17 (washed up) Balloonatic 18 (laying in her arms) Balloonatic 19 (up in the air)

About Walter Biggins

Walter Biggins is a writer based in Atlanta, GA. He is the co-author (with Daniel Couch) of Bob Mould's Workbook (Bloomsbury, 2017). His work has been published in The Quarterly Conversation, RogerEbert.com, Bookslut (RIP), The Comics Journal, The Baseball Chronicle, and other periodicals. Twitter: @walter_biggins.
This entry was posted in Buster Keaton, Film. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s