Watch: Buster Keaton in Nfb's 1965 Silent Short Film 'The Railrodder'

Ride the rails with Buster one last time. Beloved American actor / comedian Buster Keaton lived to be 70 years old when he passed away in 1966. His very last silent film was actually made in 1964 and released in 1965 – in full color. It's called The Railrodder, and it's actually a sort-of-promo for Canada and the the Canadian National Railway. Produced by the National Film Board (Nfb) of Canada, The Railrodder follows Buster around as he rides the rails seeing the sights making his way across Canada. "True to Keaton's genre, the film is full of sight gags as our protagonist putt-putts his way to British Columbia." The Nfb also made a documentary about the filming of this one, entirely in B&w, and added in lots of extra footage and released it as Buster Keaton Rides Again (also embedded below to watch them back-to-back). But the purity and beauty of The Railrodder makes it stand out,
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