A Quote by James Agee on order


When he ran from a cop, his transitions from accelerating walk to easy jog trot to brisk canter to headlong gallop to flogged-piston sprint . . . were as distinct and as soberly in order as an automatic gearshift.

James Agee (1909 - 1955)

Source: On deadpan comedian Buster Keaton, "Comedy's Greatest Era" reprinted in Life, Fall 1986.

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