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By 1937, after pulling himself together "by sheer will," free of alcohol and the unwanted and barely remembered second wife, Keaton was also back at MGM as a gagwriter, earning less than one-tenth of his previous salary. Through it all, he supported his whole family: father, mother, younger sister and brother (and his brother's wife and child) on his by-then meager earnings.

By 1937, after pulling himself together "by sheer will," free of alcohol and the unwanted and barely remembered second wife, Keaton was also back at MGM as a gagwriter, earning less than one-tenth of his previous salary. Through it all, he supported his whole family: father, mother, younger sister and brother (and his brother's wife and child) on his by-then meager earnings.

Buster Keaton’s “family album.” Enacted for Photoplay magazine in the 1920s.

Buster Keaton’s “family album.” Enacted for Photoplay magazine in the

Buster Millionaire - French version of Sidewalks of New York - this film was the the MGM Buster disliked the most - and like all his talkies he had to make it in other languages - to his disappointment it did well at the box office so his claims that it wasn't a good film for him were not backed up.

Buster Millionaire - French version of Sidewalks of New York - this film was the the MGM Buster disliked the most - and like all his talkies he had to make it in other languages - to his disappointment it did well at the box office so his claims that it wasn't a good film for him were not backed up.

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton

The Keatons

Buster , his first wife Natalie and their sons 1924

Buster on the set with Dion for the movie "Ten Girls Ago" -  The film was never released.

Buster on the set with Dion for the movie "Ten Girls Ago" - The film was never released.

Buster Keaton's gorgeous eyes

Buster Keaton's gorgeous eyes

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton and Eleanor Keaton arriving in London July 1952

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