Samuel Beckett’s “Film”: An Interesting Failure

Fifty years ago, two of the most important figures of the 20th Century in their respective art forms – Samuel BeckettĀ and Buster Keaton – collaborated on a now overlooked project simply titled Film. Commissioned by Barney Rossett of Grove Pross, it was to be Samuel Beckett’s only film. Originally, he had imagined Charles Chaplin for…