Did Buster Keaton Receive His Famed Nickname From Harry Houdini?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends related to vaudeville and whether they are true or false. VAUDEVILLE URBAN LEGEND: Buster Keaton received his nickname from Harry Houdini. Joseph Frank Keaton broke into the vaudeville business in 1899 as a member of his family’s vaudeville act, The Three Keatons when […]