Past Presenters at the
   Buster Keaton Celebration


 

 

1993

 

Wes Gehring,  Frederick Krebs, John Tibbetts, Clyde Toland

 

1993 Poster

 

 

1994 Keaton & the Machine of Dreams

 

Wes Gehring, James Karen, Eleanor Keaton, Frederick Krebs, Kenneth Mars, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

1994 Poster

 

 

1995  Keaton: Hero behind the Clown

 

(Celebrating Keaton's 100" Birthday)

Paul Fredrocks pianist, James Karen, Eleanor Keaton, Frederick Krebs, Frank Scheide, David Shepard (first Buster Award recipient), Lance Schwulst (Kino Video), John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias, Karolyn Grimes Wilkerson (panelist, former child star)

 

1995 Poster

 

 

1996        Keaton & Arbuckle:

                Two Kansas Comedians

Gregory Black, Robert Butler, Jim Kline, David Macleod, Leonard Maltin (Buster recipient), Ann McFerrin, Frank Scheide, Vicki Sheffler pianist, David Shepard, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

1996 Poster




 

 

 

1997        Keaton & Chaplin

 

Robert Butler, Dan Kamin, , David Macleod, Bonnie McCourt, Richard J. Meyer, Lennora Remmert pianist, David Robinson (Buster recipient), Frank Scheide, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias, Jeffrey Vance, James Welsh

 

 

1997 Poster

 

 

 

 

1998        Keaton & Pickford

 

Alice Artzt, Elaina Archer, Tino Balio, Cari Beauchamp, Robert Butler, Steve Friedman (video interview with Eleanor), David Macleod, Christina Mugno, Lennora Remmert pianist, Frank Scheide, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

1998 Poster




 

 

 

1999        Keaton & Lloyd

 

Kevin Brownlow (Buster recipient), Robert Butler, Annette D'Agostino, Dan Kamin, James Karen, David Macleod, Frank Scheide, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

1999 Poster

 

 

2000        Keaton & Laurel and Hardy

 

 Joe Adamson, Steve Allen (Buster recipient), Robert Butler, Melissa Talmadge Cox, Martha Jett, David Macleod, Frank Scheide, David Shepard, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

 

 

 

2001 A Keaton Odyssey (All Keaton)

 

John Bengtson, Melissa Talmadge Cox, Dan Kamin, James Karen (Buster recipient), Frederick Krebs, David Macleod, Gerald Potterton (video presentation), Joanna Rapf, John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

2001 Poster

 

2002        Keaton in the Age of 'Toons on Fri/ 10th Celebration on Saturday

 

Robert Arkus, Martha Jett, Annette D'Agostino Lloyd, David Macleod, Kaye Malins (Disney), Gerald Potterton (Buster recipient), Frank Scheide, Bill Shaffer (10th Anniversary video),  John Tibbetts, Patricia Eliot Tobias

 

 

 

2002 Poster




 

 

2003        Buster's Vaudeville

Robert Arkus, Gregory Black, L. Terry Brusstar,

 

Dr. St. George's Medicine Show Players ---  

      Connie High, Mike Prince, Ken Teutsch, Judy Dockery Young, Richard Young

 

Michael Hansen (student presenter), Andrew Horton, Martha Jett, Dan Kamin, Frederick Krebs, David Macleod, Darren Ng (student filmmaker - "The Scapegoat"), Ron Pesch, Stanford P. Singer, Frank Scheide, Bill Shaffer, John Tibbetts, C. Patrick Tyndall

 

2003 Poster

 

 

 

 

2004        Keaton & Kovacs

Edie Adams (Buster recipient), Eric Grayson, Andrew Horton, Martha Jett, Frederick Krebs, David Macleod, Hooman Mehran, Ben Model, Frank Scheide (panelist),

John Tibbetts

2004 Poster

 

2005        Keaton & W. C. Fields

 

Joe Adamson, Scott Eyman, Allen Fields (joint Buster recipient), Harriet Fields (joint Buster recipient), Eric Grayson, Martha Jett, Brian Johnston, David Macleod, Hooman Mehran, Frank Scheide, John Tibbetts, Patricia Elliot Tobias,

Dr. St. George's Medicine Show Players ---   Connie High, - Mike Prince, Ken Teutsch, Judy Dockery Young, Richard Young

 







 

 

2006        Keaton & The Funny Ladies

 

Robert Arkus, Kendra Lisum, David Macleod, Steve Massa, Hooman Mehran, Frank Scheide, Lisa K. Stein, John Tibbetts, Carmaletta Williams

 

 

 

2007        Keaton &  Fairbanks

 

Robert Arkus Tracey Goessel Doyle Martha Jett Frederick Krebs David Macleod Hooman Mehran Thomas Prasch Frank Scheide John Tibbetts James Welsh

 

2007 Poster

2008        Keaton & Will Rogers

 

Robert Arkus, Christina Cook (student presenter), Steven Gragert - Director, Rogers Museum, David Macleod, Lary May, Cynthia Miller, Frank Scheide, Kevin Sweeney, John Tibbetts, Doug Watson (performing as Will Rogers),

 

Note: Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra appeared at the Keaton Celebration from 1999 through 2008

 






 

2009    Keaton & Co.; WWI, Dark Comedy & Film

 

Robert Arkus, James Berkley, National WWI Museum Doran Cart, National WWI Museum Leslie Midkiff DeBauche,  David Macleod, David Murray (student presenter), Frank Scheide, David Shepard, Lisa K. Stein, John Tibbetts, Marvin Faulwell organist

 

 

2010        Keaton & the Tragic Clowns

 

 Martha Jett, David Macleod, Hooman Mehran, Denise Morrison, Joanna Rapf, Bill Shaffer, Frank Scheide, Yair Solan (student presenter), Lisa K. Stein, Charles Wolfe, Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

2010 Poster

 

 

2011   Keaton & the Kansas Filmmakers

 

Robert Arkus, Jacquelyn Borgeson, Jonathan Cavallero, Lisa Stein Haven, Martha Jett, David Macleod, Eric Monder, Frank Scheide, Jill Warford, Kevin Willmott, Marvin Faulwell organist, Bob Keckeisen percussionist

2011 Poster

 

2012   The Timeless Comedy of Buster Keaton

 

Jane Bartholomew, Kevin Brownlow, Melissa Talmadge Cox, Keith Goering, Lisa Stein Haven, Martha Jett, Brian Johnston, James Karen, Harry Keaton, Jr,. Fred Krebs, David Macleod, Mary Martin, Vergil Noble, Frank Scheide, Bill Shaffer, David Shepard, Amy Specht, Bruce Symes, Barbara Talmadge, John Tibbetts, Clyde Toland, Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

 

 

2013   Keaton, Chaplin, & the Fabulous Fifties

 

James Karen, Kate Guyonvarch, Charles Maland, Melissa Talmadge Cox, Barbara Talmadge,  Hooman Mehran, David MacLeod, Jeff Rapsis pianist

 

2013 Poster



2014   No Iola Keaton Celebration in 2014





2015   Keaton and the Marx Brothers: Celebrating American Laughter
 

 Rob Arkus, Charlene Fix, Rodney Sauer, Lisa Stein Haven,
Frank Scheide, Hooman Mehran, Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
 
2015 Poster

 

 
2016   Buster Keaton & the Wild West

 

 Frank Scheide, Martha Jett, Robert Arkus,  Hooman Mehran, David MacLeod, Scott Eyman, Elliot West, Keith Goering

 

2016 Poster