Shots of Buster Keaton at telephone in office, walking out into hall, meeting interviewers, posing for pictures, being introduced to people by Tom Johnson. Shots of interview being filmed. CUs of Keaton. Shot of Keaton signing children's autograph books sitting in private railway car. CUs of Keaton playing the ukulele. Shots of notices re special show "When Comedy was King" featuring, among other comics, Buster Keaton. Shots of posters re feature. Shot of Keaton arriving, entering theatre as people follow him in. Interior shot of banquet hall, many people, Keaton eating. Shots of people at reception, of Keaton talking. Shots of Keaton and National Film Board crew eating birthday meal in railway car, of champagne bottle being opened, of Keaton cutting cake and handing pieces to guests. CU of Keaton blowing his nose, opening gifts. Shots of faces of NFB personnel around table. Sequence on interview. Shot of presentation of silver spike.