The Electric House is a 1922 short comedy film directed by and featuring Buster Keaton. The known version today is actually the second version filmed. During the original shoot in 1920, Keaton suffered a broken leg filming a sequence with the electric staircase. The project was shelved, and re-done entirely. No copies of the original footage are known to exist.
WHAT SALVADOR DALI SAW IN THE CINEMA ; One of the Great Names of Surrealism Not Only Contributed to Cinematic Art, but - as a New Tate Exhibition Will Show - Was Enormously Influenced by the Silent Films He Loved. Arifa Akbar Reports ++ Mad about the Movies
Jan 19, 2007; Long before Salvador Dali became the flamboyant founder of the Surrealism movement, the young artist's first love was film and he...