Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Competitions

Win Buster Keaton: 3 Films on Blu-ray

Get your hands on the limited edition release.

Buster Keaton: 3 Films
Credit: Eureka Entertainment
Buster Keaton: 3 Films

Credit: Eureka Entertainment

Eureka Entertainment to release Buster Keaton: 3 Films, a collection of essential films from one of the greats of cinema operating at the height of his powers, as part of The Masters of Cinema Series on Blu-ray from stunning new 4K restorations in a lavish limited edition (3000 copies) 3-disc hardbound boxed set on 20th November 2017.

Between 1920 and 1929, Buster Keaton created a peerless run of feature films that established him as “arguably the greatest actor-director in the history of the movies”. Collected here are three key films from that era; Sherlock Jr., The General and Steamboat Bill, Jr. Together they represent a true master at his peak, and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present all three films from stunning new 4K restorations available for the first time on Blu-ray anywhere in the world.

Sherlock Jr. (1924) – A film projectionist (and amateur detective) offers to solve the case of a missing watch, but is instead framed for the crime himself. Desperate to clear his name, the projectionist dreams of being the great Sherlock Jr., and in one of cinemas most iconic sequences, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life.

The General (1926) – When union spies steal his locomotive (along with his girlfriend), a plucky railway engineer pursues them doggedly across enemy lines. Containing one of the most memorable chase sequences in the history of filmmaking, The General is widely considered to be Keaton’s masterpiece.

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) – A steamboat captain receives a telegram informing him that his son who he has not seen for many years will be coming to visit. Eagerly expecting a strapping young lad who will help him compete with his arch-rival, he is disappointed with the effete progeny that instead shows up. Best remembered for its climactic cyclone sequence in which Keaton performs a number of death-defying stunts whilst an entire town is destroyed around him, Steamboat Bill, Jr. was Buster Keaton’s last independent silent comedy and also one of his finest.

 

Buster Keaton: 3 Films, a collection of essential films from one of the greats of cinema, is released as part of The Masters of Cinema Series on Blu-ray from stunning new 4K restorations in a lavish limited edition 3-disc boxed set on 20th November 2017, and can be purchased here http://amzn.to/2tP4CRe

To celebrate the release we’ve got 3 copies to give away to our readers. All you need to do is answer one simple question below to be in with a chance:

Win Buster Keaton: 3 Films on Blu-ray

The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Sunday 12th November 2017.

  1. The competition is open to all UK residents over the age of 13.
  2. Winners will be selected at random.
  3. By entering into the competition all entrants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.
  4. Entertainment Focus does not allow collective or proxy entries.
  5. Entertainment Focus reserves the right to change or withdraw this competition without notice.
  6. Entertainment Focus will not pass your details to any third parties and they will be used solely for communication regarding this competition.
  7. Winners will be notified via email and prizes must be claimed within 5 working days.
  8. In the unlikely event the prize style has discontinued a similar model to the same value will be provided.
  9. There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable. No part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.
  10. Entertainment Focus’ decision is final – no correspondence will be entered into.

Advertisement

You May Also Like

TV

The two-part series is based on real-life events.

Games & Tech

At no additional cost!

Games & Tech

The fate of London lies with you and your ability to fight back.

EF Country

The newcomer opens up about launching his career in the middle of the pandemic.



Copyright © 2020 Entertainment Focus

Entertainment Focus is a trading name of Piñata Media Limited (Reg no: 08435639)

Entertainment Focus uses affiliate links. By buying through the links we may receive a commission for the sale. This has no effect on the price for you