|Title||Buster Keaton with Captain 'Dynamite Johnny' O'Brien aboard the SS Buford, 1924 |
|Comments||Filming on board the SS Buford for the movie 'The Marines,' later renamed 'The Navigator' (Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Note).|
Captain John A. O'Brien served in sail from 1867 to 1883. Starting in 1888 he was the master of many steamers, mostly on the Alaska run. After 1919 he was a Puget Sound Pilot. He passed away in Seattle, age 80 (source of note: Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Images of America: Maritime Seattle).
Label printed on verso: l. to r. Film actor, Buster Keaton, and Captain 'Dynamite Johnny' O'Brien. Filmed aboard the SS Buford, for the movie 'The Mariner' (another source says name of film was 'The Navigator').
|Rig||Steam screw propeller |
|Use||Transport, military |
|People/Places||Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966|
O'Brien, John A.
Motion picture production & direction
|Digital Collection||Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Photograph Collection |
|Negative Number||1677-3 |
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|Credit Line||Credit line required in all uses of this image: Courtesy of Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society |
|Repository||PSMHS Maritime Research Center, Seattle |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||The photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|PSMHS Category||Maritime People / Waterfront Characters |