What! No Beer?

a 1933 talkie starring buster keaton and jimmy durante

I came across this awesome swedish poster for the american MGM film “What! No beer?” starring Buster Keaton and Jimmy Durante. I guess this was Keaton’s last starring roll in a US film. Although it was a money maker at the time, it seems to have falling into the halls of forgotten films.

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First we take Manhattan…

then we take Berlin… err well in this case, Brooklyn.

What’s all this about now, you ask? Well I made a New Year’s resolution. Unlike many people’s resolutions which involve drinking less, or eating better, mine involves drinking more and having a constant supply of baked bread (ie pretzels) and meat (aka wursts and bratens). I’ve decided to take on all the german biergartens, bars and restaurants in the five boroughs and surrounding counties of the tri-state area. All this in the course of this year. To counter the possible massive weight gain this might cause I have also made a more standard resolution to run at the gym more.

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