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Imagine you’re Buster Keaton. You may really need to imagine-ate, but I believe in you. Imagine you’re Buster Keaton, and you’ve been raised in the north, but suddenly you discover you were born in the south, and you’ve inherited what you hope to be some kind of Twin Oaks type of manor, surrounded by fields o’ cotton.

In Our Hospitality, Willy McKay (Keaton) is just this guy, but when he visits his long-lost home in the south, he doesn’t realize he’s the member of a family that’s part of one o’ them deadly feuds, and the Canfield’s have it out for him.

Things get hairy, like they have a wont to in blood feuds. There’s a chase scene, and this part with a waterfall – well, hell. Here’s some of that.

I don’t want to ruin the ending, but McKay may or may not get the girl – a Canfield, no less – on account of his winning charm and knack at dressing a horse in a bonnet and parasol.

Our Hospitality, 1923
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge

Our Hospitality mix contains:

1. When It’s Sleepy Time Down South / Ethel Waters
2. Allegro Moderato (Violin Concerto No. 1), Bach
3. Ain’t Gwine Whistle Dixie (Anymo’), Taj Mahal
4. Loop de Loop / Marie Adams
5. Dead Sound, The Raveonettes
6. Freight Train Boogie / The Delmore Brothers
7. Powerhouse, Raymond Scott
8. Barcelona / The Rentals
9. Disconnected, RJD2
10. I Don’t Ever Wanna Come Down, The 13th Floor Elevators
11. ‘Tain’t What You Do (It’s the Way That You Do It) / Adelaide Hall
12. Basin Street Blues / Al Bowlly
13. Mis Amigos y Yo Te Amamos, Alexico
14. Over the Horizon / The Almighty Defenders
15. Alexander’s Ragtime Band, The Andrews Sisters
16. In the Mood / Artie Shaw
17. Mean Mr. Mustard, The Beatles
18. Polythene Pam, The Beatles
19. Je me donne à qui me plaît, Brigitte Bardot
20. Pennies from Heaven / The Mills Brothers
21. Got My Mojo Working, Muddy Waters
22. Don’t Be Angry, Nappy Brown
23. Timebomb (live), The Old 97’s
24. Johnny B. Goode / Dale Hawkins
25. Hold Tight / Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
26. If You Need Me, Solomon Burke
27. Yes Sir, That’s My Baby, Lee Morse

Stream mix here or watch part of it on Youtube.


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