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1928. Silent screen star Buster Keaton arrives in Culver City, at the film studio which is his new home, and reflects on his life and career. When You Fall Down tells Buster's story from his first movie-making experience in 1917, to his signing by MGM 11 years later. We join Buster on seven separate days from this period as he films his iconic movies, following his personal and professional triumphs and trials. As the world whirls around him, with his marriage failing, his career at threat and turning to the bottle, Buster must hit his mark as he films his most dangerous ever stunt. With slapstick, songs and a soft shoe shuffle, the show is a tribute to "The Great Stone Face"; a man who always got back on his feet, no matter how many times he fell down.

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