Special Guest: Edie Adams
Singer, Actress, Comedienne. Star of Stage, Screen, Television and Night Clubs.
Married to Ernie Kovacs at the time of his death.
All activities are held at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center in Iola, Kansas
|Planners & Presenters:|
|Mary Martin, Retired Director of the Bowlus, received special recognition for her many years of support to the Keaton Celebration|
Follow up: Edie Adams died in 2008 at the age of 81. Read her obituary, NYTimes, 10-16-2008
|Keaton Fans from France|
|Steadfast Fans and Friends|
|Special Saturday night Kovacs treats|
|Miscellaneous Iola and Celebration|
FRI., Sept. 24, 2004
Beginning 10:00 a.m.
Fred Krebs: "Norman Cousins: The Healing Power of Laughter”
Hooman Mehran: "Social Blight or Vaudeville Reborn: Chaplin & Keaton's Differing Attitudes Toward the Advent of Television”
Panel discussion & Q&A
Noon Lunch (on your own)
Resuming 1 p.m. :
Friday Evening of Silent Cinema, 7:30 p.m., with Buster Keaton & Ernie Kovacs
SAT., Sept. 25, 2004
8:30 a.m. Registration (there are no fees)
Beginning 9:00 a.m.
Resuming 1:20 p.m. :
Saturday Evening of Cinema, 7:30 p.m. ,with Buster Keaton & Ernie Kovacs
Celebration Web Archives:
Keaton was born near Iola, KS at Piqua in 1895 Visit Iola Keaton Celebration web site.
Visit the Buster Keaton
Museum, Piqua, Kansas
Sponsored by the Keaton Celebration Committee in cooperation with the Bowlus Fine Arts Center.
Photos & graphics © 2004 by Carol Yoho