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Buster Keaton
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Date of Birth: Oct 4, 1895

Country: USA

Biography: Known as "The Great Stone Face", Keaton was one of silent film's most famous comedians.

Total Titles at Criticker: 129 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (124) | Director (40) | Writer (28)
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The Image Book (2018)
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand. (imdb)
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Notfilm (2015)
A documentary inquiry into the strange but true collaboration of Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton. (imdb)
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Buster Keaton: From Silents to Shorts (2006)
A documentary short included as an extra with "The Buster Keaton Collection".
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So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004)
A TCM documentary about Keaton's rocky relationship with MGM and the events that eventually led to his downfall.
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Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (1987)
A series about the life, career and works of the movie comedy genius. (imdb)
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Double Headed Eagle: Hitler
Lutz Becker lets newsreels, home movies and other archive footage tell the tale of Hitler's rise to power after WWI. (imdb)
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4 Clowns (1970)
A compendium of comedy gags from four classic comedians of the silent era.
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The Great Stone Face (1968)
A documentary about the work of Buster Keaton.
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The Scribe (1966)
The Scribe (1966) - Short Film
Amateur journalist Buster covers a story about construction site safety regulations and gets first-hand experience in the process. (imdb)
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Due marines e un generale (1966)
A comedy about incompetent spies in the second world war. (bfi)
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. (imdb)
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Sergeant Dead Head (1965)
An astronaut goes into space with a chimpanzee. When they return to Earth after their orbit, it is discovered that the chimp has the brains of the astronaut, and the astronaut has the brains of the chimp. Complications ensue. (imdb)
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Buster Keaton Rides Again (1965)
In this film Keaton rides across Canada on a railway scooter and, between times, rests in a specially appointed passenger coach where he and Mrs. Keaton lived during their Canadian film assignment. This film is about how Buster Keaton made a Canadian travel film, The Railrodder. In this informal study the comedian regales the film crew with anecdotes of a lifetime in show business. Excerpts from his silent slapstick films are shown. (National Film Board of Canada)
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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee. (imdb)
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Film (1965)
Film (1965) - Short Film
A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton... (imdb)
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The Railrodder (1965)
Buster Keaton discovers Canada via a railcar.
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Pajama Party (1964)
Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her nephew, Big Lunk, is a volleyball-loving guy with little interest in romance, which causes frustration for his girlfriend Connie. Naturally, Gogo meets Connie and they fall in love. Meanwhile, Aunt Wendy's shady neighbor and his gang concoct a scheme to part Aunt Wendy from her cash. (imdb)
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Breath Death (1964)
Breath Death (1964) - Short Film
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The Triumph of Lester Snapwell (1963)
A low budget industrial film shot for the Eastman Kodak company in 1963, The Triumph Of Lester Snapwell is a mildly funny film that shows all the troubles of a man named Lester Snapwell (Keaton), who, in the late 1860's, tries to photograph his sweetheart, Clementine, (Nelsson) and her mother (Varela). However, he has too much trouble with the bulky camera. Then he is accidently killed and father time transports him forward in time. (imdb)
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure. (imdb)
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The Home Owner (1961)
A 25 minute sales film featuring Buster Keaton as a prospective home owner in Maryvale, a suburb of Phoenix. A Realtor takes Buster on a tour of some model tract homes and extols their virtues while Buster is constantly pursuing a sexy-looking blonde. After buying a home, Buster proceeds to wreak havoc in the community. (imdb)
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When Comedy Was King (1960)
A feature-length documentary devoted to the great clowns of silent comedy. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being sold. Together the two strike a bond of friendship that takes them through harrowing events and thrilling adventures. (imdb)
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The owner of a cheese factory fears communists and mistakes a meek youth who works for him for one of them. He invites him to his house to win his confidence and the youth falls in love with his daughter. (imdb)
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Limelight (1952)
A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.
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Sunset Blvd. (1950)
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. (imdb)
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The Misadventures of Buster Keaton (1950)
Compilation of three episodes of The Buster Keaton Show TV series. (encyclopedia.com)
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The Lovable Cheat (1949)
A businessman and his partner are about to go bankrupt when the partner gets an idea to sail away and somehow find the money they need. Meanwhile, the one left behind has to figure out how to put off all the creditors, friends, family, investors, etc., until his partner comes back--IF his partner comes back. (imdb)
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In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is forced to hire Veronica as a saleslady at Oberkugen's music store. What the two don't know is that while they may argue and fight constantly throughout the day, they are actually engaged in an innocent, romantic and completely anonymous relationship by night, through the post office. (imdb)
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El moderno Barba Azul (1946)
In the final days of WWII, an earnest but somewhat dense sailor is lost at sea. Months later, he makes a landing, but, not realizing that the war is over and thinking that he is in Japan, he surrenders to Mexican police, who mistake him for a serial killer. (imdb)
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Lee Preston, aka Leland Bruce, kills a man in self defense but flees to the redwood country when the law makes it a murder charge. There he meets Lynn O'Malley, the niece of Sandy McTavish who runs the trading post. Lee learns the reason why this is good trapping country is because the timber barons across the lake are ruthlessly cutting the trees and driving the animals across the river. (imdb)
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That Night with You (1945)
Tone is suave, Foster appealing and Bruce just right as the romantic diner owner whose vision of getting married and having six kids flies in the face of Foster's dreams of stardom.
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A vaudeville performer returns from the dead to help his wife and daughter, who are being dominated by a greedy banker.
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She Went to the Races (1945)
Strapped for cash, a group of scientists attempt to put their expertise to use by betting on horse races. Thing's get complicated when one of them falls in love with the owner of a race horse.
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San Diego I Love You (1944)
A harried daughter tries to keep her wacky family together while trying to sell her eccentric father's latest invention, a collapsible life raft.
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Forever and a Day (1943)
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he meets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day. (imdb)
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Tales of Manhattan (1942)
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth. (imdb)
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So You Won
The handyman is finishing getting the Island Inn Café ready for opening night: it's a speakeasy, and the owner, Louie the Wolf, has been warned by the local mob kingpin, Slugger McGraw, not to open. When Slugger's thugs arrive at the Island Inn, they think the handyman is Louie. Louie promotes this case of mistaken identity, and our poor innocent faces a series of dangerous situations. When he finally learns that the thugs (and Louie) are up to no good, he must think fast to save his neck. (imdb)
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General Nuisance (1941)
A millionaire falls for an army nurse, who tells him she likes men in uniform. So he enlists at Camp Cluster. She still has no time for him, so he figures out how to get into the hospital and under her care. His induction physical exam, his injury, his hospital stay, and a sudden emergency take us to the question: will she fall for him?
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Buster fights a duel over a girl. (imdb)
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The goings-on in the rural Southern community of Dogpatch, USA. (imdb)
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The Villain Still Pursued Her (1940)
The widow Wilson and her daughter Mary have just learned that old Mr. Middleton, who held the mortgage on their home, has passed away. They are now visited by Middleton's lawyer, Cribbs, who informs them that Middleton's son and heir Edward plans to foreclose and take possession of their home. When Mary goes to plead with Edward, she soon discovers that it is really the unscrupulous Cribbs who wants to drive them out of their home. (imdb)
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Pest from the West (1939)
A millionaire vacationing in Mexico falls for a local girl and sets out to win her. (imdb)
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Mooching Through Georgia (1939)
Man relates how he outwitted the Yankee army during the Civil War. (imdb)
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Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career. (imdb)
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Hollywood Handicap (1938)
A group of stable hands is given a race horse when its owner retires from the business. (The group is played by the "Original Sing Band," which uses their mouths to sound like musical instruments.) They raise money to run the horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track. Many Hollywood personalities attend the event. (imdb)
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Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (1938)
A satirical visualization of strange and forgotten, but (at that time) nevertheless still existing laws in the U.S.A.. (imdb)
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Streamlined Swing (1938)
A group of African-American waiters on a railway believe they have made a deal to secure a railroad dining car that they set up on Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles as a diner. To bring in customers, they sing, their voices providing most of the musical accompaniment as well. At the diner, in front of a crowd of swells, the police deliver the bad news. Do prison work songs await their harmonies? (imdb)
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Jail Bait (1937)
Jail Bait (1937) - Short Film
Buster agrees to pose as a murderer to throw off the police while his roommate, a reporter, searches for the real killer. (imdb)
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Ditto (1937)
Ditto (1937) - Short Film
Buster, an ice delivery man, falls for one of his customers, not knowing she has a twin sister living next door. (imdb)
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Love Nest on Wheels (1937)
Buster, the eldest son in a family of hillbillies who manage a hotel, attempts to raise money to save the hotel from foreclosure. (imdb)
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Grand Slam Opera (1936)
Elmer Butts is a contestant in a radio amateur hour show hoping to win the first price... by dancing and juggling! (imdb)
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Blue Blazes (1936)
Blue Blazes (1936) - Short Film
Buster becomes a fireman, but unfortunately not a particularly good one. He has a chance to prove himself, however, when three women are trapped in a burning building. (imdb)
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Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (1936)
Winners of the Lucky Stars National Dance Contest - one woman from each of the United States - are welcomed to Palm Springs. Palm Springs being the desert playground for the movie stars, the women are introduced to the cavalcade of stars vacationing in Palm Springs at the time. The stars are doing a multitude of recreational activities.
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Mixed Magic (1936)
Mixed Magic (1936) - Short Film
A professional magician, "The Great Spumoni", fires his male assistant and his female assistant insists that he hire another one. The young man he hires turns out to have no aptitude whatsoever for a magic act. Complications ensue. (imdb)
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Three on a Limb (1936)
Scoutmaster Elmer Brown loses his heart to the pretty carhop who works in a drive-in diner. Complicating his romantic longings is her policeman fiancé. When he tries to eliminate Elmer by giving him traffic tickets for every conceivable violation, the girl takes pity on the martyred Elmer and they drive off together. She informs him that she is also fending off another suitor, Oscar; and to make matters worse, her father is backing the cop while her mother promotes Oscar. (imdb)
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The Chemist (1936)
The Chemist (1936) - Short Film
Buster plays Elmer "Happy" Triple, a scientist who is expected to develop the next big thing. That big thing ends up to be a powder when combined with water, produces major blasts that make no sound, which catches the eyes of three robbers who want Elmer's secret powder.
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The Invader (1936)
The film follows the same plot as its remake Pest from the West (1939), with a millionaire setting out to win a local girl in Mexico. (imdb)
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The Timid Young Man (1935)
Milton, a disappointed romantic, has sworn off women. He gives a lift to a female hitchhiker, whom he happily discovers is also a hurt soul and has sworn off men. Their trip together runs into interference from an aggressive driver who later reappears after the two have set up camp. He starts putting the moves on the woman, but when Milton's ex-girlfriend shows up, she gets into a fight with the interloper and gives Milton and his new pal the chance to slip away.
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A Night at the Opera (1935)
A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies. (imdb)
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The E-Flat Man (1935)
Elmer and his girlfriend run away to elope and spend their trip trying to dodge the police who are on their trail after they mistakenly make their getaway in a police car. (imdb)
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Tars and Stripes (1935)
Naval recruit Elmer is seemingly unable to discharge any of his duties without making life miserable for his irascible commanding officer, who winds up getting doused with paint, splattered with muck, and repeatedly tossed into the water due to Elmer's ineptitude. To make matters worse, Elmer takes a shine to the CO's girlfriend, which prompts her jealous boyfriend into several wrathful chases after Elmer. He eventually has Elmer locked in the brig.
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Hayseed Romance (1935)
Elmer Doolittle,a hired hand on a farm,encounters some complications in his romancing and believes he will have to marry the farm-owner aunt of Molly, the pretty girl he loves. Further complications arise when a heavy rainstorm keeps the household up all night as the water breaks through and drenches them in their beds. Comes the day of the "shotgun" wedding and Buster is surprised and delighted when he finds the old aunt is marrying him off to her niece and not to herself. (imdb)
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Palooka from Paducah (1935)
A hillbilly family, hard-hit by the end of Prohibition, decide to set the biggest brother up as a professional wrestler. (imdb)
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One Run Elmer (1935)
Elmer owns a gas station out in the California desert. Soon he has a business rival in Jim, who opens up another station, and is also trying to steal Elmer's girlfriend. She plays both rivals against the other and, because she is a baseball fan, both Elmer and Jim try to show each other up in the big local baseball game. (imdb)
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Allez Oop (1934)
Allez Oop (1934) - Short Film
A man working in a clock repair shop meets a woman who brings in her watch to be fixed. When the watch has been repaired, he personally delivers it to her, and soon after that they go to the circus together. While at the circus, though, the woman becomes attracted to a trapeze artist, and soon there is a rivalry for her affections. (imdb)
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Le roi des Champs-Elysées (1934)
A hapless actor making his theatre debut and a notorious gangster breaking out of jail get their lives entwined with rowdy consequences.
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The Gold Ghost (1934)
Dumped by his girlfriend, Buster drives west and winds up in a ghost town called Vulture City, where he appoints himself sheriff. (imdb)
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Hollywood on Parade No. A-6 (1933)
A promotional film featuring movie stars at play. (imdb)
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What! No Beer? (1933)
Mild-mannered Elmer (Keaton) and gregarious Jimmy (Durante) are two simple men who are duped by a confidence woman (Phyllis Barry) and an underworld boss (John Miljan). Elmer and Jimmy reactivate an abandoned brewery, in anticipation of the repeal of Prohibition. Their success prompts the crooks to get tough, but Elmer foils them with a truckload of beer barrels. (wikipedia)
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The Passionate Plumber (1932)
Elmer Tuttle, a plumber in Paris, is enlisted by beautiful Patricia Alden to help her make her lover Tony Lagorce jealous... (imdb)
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Speak Easily (1932)
Naive, bookish Professor Post (of Potts College) inherits a huge amount of money and decides that now he can afford to go out and enjoy life. He falls for a dancer in a bad stage show, and with his new money decides to buy the show and take it to Broadway. Will the Professor prove too nice to succeed in show business? Or will he triumph over bill-collectors, critics, and sexy vamp Eleanor Espere? (imdb)
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Sidewalks of New York (1931)
A dim-witted slumlord tries to reform a gang of urban boys (and impress an attractive young woman) by transforming their rough neighborhood into a more decent place. (imdb)
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Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
Jeff wants to get married to Virginia, but Virginia won't marry until her older, hard-to-please sister Angelica gets married off first. (imdb)
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The Slippery Pearls (1931)
Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanitarium, produced in association with a cigarette company! Plot involves the investigation of the reported theft of Norma Shearer's jewelry. Laurel & Hardy appear briefly (as does every other cast member) as two detectives. (imdb)
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Wir schalten um auf Hollywood (1931)
A German reporter visits Hollywood and is escorted through the MGM Studio by a German nobleman, who is working there as an extra. They meet and speak to several actors, primarily Buster Keaton, John Gilbert, Joan Crawford and Heinrich George. Then they meet Adolphe Menjou, who rehearses a long scene in German. A final scene shows stars arriving at a film premiere, including Jean Harlow, Norma Shearer and Wallace Beery. (imdb)
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Estrellados (1930)
A matinée idol and a bumbling manager fight for the love of a would-be starlet. Spanish-language version of Free and Easy (1930). (imdb)
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The Voice of Hollywood (1930)
If you enjoy playing "Spot the Stars", this is the sort of short you'd enjoy. It's full of then-well-known Hollywood players, identified by name, who run through routines. This one, produced by Tiffany, is not particularly good as people run through canned bits, sometimes without much enthusiasm. Robert Woolsey plays a game a solitaire and it's hard to tell whether his bit was written that way or he improvised it to reflect his feelings.
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Free and Easy (1930)
Gopher City Kansas hosts a beauty contest. The winner, Elvira Plunkett, and her mother go to Hollywood. The Chamber of Commerce also provides Elvira with an agent, Gopher City's own Elmer J. Butz. Elmer likes Elvira and the shy Elvira likes him, but Mrs. Plunkett, a formidable woman, has little use for hapless Elmer. On the train west, they meet movie star Larry Mitchell, who takes a shine to Elvira and helps her meet MGM directors once they get to Tinsel Town. (imdb)
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Doughboys (1930)
Elmer, rich society loafer, falls for Mary, but she'll have nothing to do with him until (mistakenly thinking that he's hiring a new chauffeur) he accidentally volunteers for the army. Luckily, Mary's signed up to entertain the troops. Unluckily, Elmer's sergeant likes Mary, too. And worst of all, they're all about to ship out for France. (imdb)
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Spite Marriage (1929)
A young man, totally in love with an actress, has seen all 45 performances of her play, and hangs around at the back-stage entrance hoping to catch glimpses of her. But she thinks she is in love with the playboy leading man. When she learns that he is to marry another woman, she marries her young admirer to get back at him (imdb plot summary)
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The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players. (imdb)
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Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
The son of a riverboat captain joins his father's crew.
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The Cameraman (1928)
After becoming infatuated with a pretty office worker for MGM Newsreels, Buster trades in his tintype operation for a movie camera and sets out to impress the girl (and MGM) with his work.
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Life in Hollywood No. 1 (1927)
Part of a 7-part series exploring all aspects of Hollywood.
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College (1927)
To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete. (imdb)
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Battling Butler (1926)
Based on the musical comedy of the same name, the film casts Keaton as wimpy millionaire Alfred Butler, who goes on a vacation in the mountains in the company of his faithful valet (Snitz Edwards). While communing with nature, Alfred falls in love with a beautiful young girl (Sally O'Neil), who barely acknowledges his existence. (AllMovie)
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The General (1926)
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.
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Seven Chances (1925)
Jimmie Shannon is nearly bankrupt when an attorney presents grandfather's will leaving him 7 million dollars. In order to inherit it, Jimmie must marry before 7 pm on his 27th birthday - today!
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Go West (1925)
A young man who doesn't find a job in his small hometown, tries his luck in New York, but is overwelmed by the life of the city...
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The Navigator (1924)
Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship. (imdb)
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Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Buster and Ward are rivals for Kathryn. Ward steals her father's watch and Buster is blamed.
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The Balloonatic (1923)
Buster and Phyllis endure a number of outdoor adventures trying to prove to each other their survival skills. The balloon which lands Buster in the wilderness proves useful later on as their canoe is about go over a waterfall. (imdb)
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Our Hospitality (1923)
A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. (imdb)
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The Love Nest (1923)
Buster bids goodbye to Virginia and all women, sailing away in his "Cupid." Later, without food or water, he is taken on board "The Love Nest" which has a very mean captain. A crewman who spills coffee on the captain's hand is thrown overboard. So is anyone else who bothers the captain. (imdb)
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Three Ages (1923)
The misadventures of Buster in three seperate historical periods. (imdb)
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The Paleface (1922)
The Paleface (1922) - Short Film
Evil oil barons have given the Indians one day to vacate their land. The Indian chief tells his braves to kill the first white man they see. Buster shows up chasing a butterfly. Later he keeps moving the stake to which he is tied and at which he is to be burned. He becomes one of the tribe and helps them with their fight. (imdb)
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Daydreams (1922)
Daydreams (1922) - Short Film
Buster goes away to the city to prove to his girl's father he can succeed. He writes her of his various jobs which she glorifies in her imagination. She sees a surgeon, he is a vet's assistant; she sees him cleaning up on Wall Street, he's really a janitor. (imdb)
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Cops (1922)
Cops (1922) - Short Film
A series of mishaps manages to make a young man get chased by a big city's entire police force. (imdb)
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Seeing Stars (1922)
Seeing Stars (1922) - Short Film
A rare film from First National set a gala celebrity banquet and promoting the releases of several then upcoming films including The Pilgrim (1923), The Balloonatic (1923) and Day Dreams (1922). (imdb)
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My Wife
When a large Irish woman falsely accuses Buster of breaking a window he is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes they are there to be married. She takes her new husband home to meet her four gorilla-like brothers. (imdb)
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The Frozen North (1922)
The gold fields of Alaska are the setting for this Selig actioner (which was actually filmed in Colorado). While a prospector searches for the yellow stuff in the snowy wastes, a false friend misinforms the prospector's wife that her husband has been killed. Two years later, the "widow" marries for a second time, unaware that she's now a bigamist. (AllMovie)
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The Electric House (1922)
Botany major Buster mistakenly graduates in electrical engineering and is hired to wire a new home. He installs lots of fanciful gadgets... (imdb)
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The Blacksmith (1922)
Buster Keaton shoes horses and repairs cars, with mixed results. (imdb)
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The Play House (1921)
The opening scene, a dream sequence prior to the vaudeville routines which follow, is what makes this film famous. In it Keaton plays everyone in a theatre simultaneously (through multiple exposures). He is the band leader, all its members, the dancers on the stage and everyone in the audience. (imdb)
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Hard Luck (1921)
Hard Luck (1921) - Short Film
Buster tries various ways of killing himself before being drawn into hunting, fishing and kidnapping.
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The Haunted House (1921)
Buster is a bank clerk. Overturned glue gets everything, mostly the money, stuck to everything else. When robbers show up he can't "stick 'em up" because his hands are stuck in his pockets. The robbers' hideout is a haunted house designed to scare off police. (imdb)
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Buster is thrown off a train near an amusement park. There he gets a job in a shooting gallery run by the Blinking Buzzards mob. Ordered to kill a businessman, he winds up protecting the man and his daughter by outfitting their home with trick devices. (imdb)
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The Boat (1921)
The Boat (1921) - Short Film
Buster's handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat. (imdb)
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The Goat (1921)
The Goat (1921) - Short Film
A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy. (imdb)
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One Week (1920)
One Week (1920) - Short Film
Buster and Sybil exit a chapel as newlyweds. Among the gifts is a portable house you easily put together in one week. It doesn't help that Buster's rival for Sybil switches the numbers on the crates containing the house parts. (imdb)
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Neighbors (1920)
Neighbors (1920) - Short Film
The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings. (imdb)
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The Saphead (1920)
Nick Van Alstyne owns the Henrietta silver mine and is very rich. His son Bertie is naive and spoiled. His daughter Rose is married to shady investor Mark. Mark wrecks Bertie's wedding plans by making him take the blame for Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark also nearly ruins the family business by selling off Henrietta stock at too low a price. Bertie, of all people, must come to the rescue on the trading floor. (imdb)
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The Scarecrow (1920)
Farmhands Keaton and Roberts share a cottage full of mechanical devices for making life easy. They are rivals for the farmer's daughter. Keaton , disguised as a scarecrow, causes troubles for his rival and the farmer. When Keaton stoops to tie his shoe, the girl accepts what she thinks is his kneeling proposal. (imdb)
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The Garage (1920)
The Garage (1920) - Short Film
Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire. (imdb)
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Convict 13 (1920)
Convict 13 (1920) - Short Film
Buster is playing golf with Sybil when he gets knocked out. An escaped prisoner changes clothes with him. Buster goes to prison and learns that he is to be hanged. He changes clothes with a guard just as prisoner Roberts attacks all the guards. (imdb)
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The Round-Up (1920)
Arbuckle was cast as a most unconventional-looking cowboy lead in The Round-Up because the studio didn't want to let their expensive star remain idle while his next comedy was being readied, and the film turned out to be one of Arbuckle's biggest critical successes. (wikipedia.org)
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The Hayseed (1919)
The Hayseed (1919) - Short Film
Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster. (imdb)
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Back Stage (1919)
Back Stage (1919) - Short Film
Roscoe and Buster are working at a vaudeville house. When the crew attacks the strongman for bullying his assistant, the man goes out on strike so the crew puts on a show. When the strongman starts shooting from the balcony, Buster rigs a swing, picks him up, and takes him to the stage where is again subdued. (imdb)
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Moonshine (1918)
Moonshine (1918) - Short Film
A feud between the Owens and the Gillettes ends when the last remaining Gillette is killed, but new trouble erupts for the mountain folk with the arrival of a U.S. revenue agent and his assistant. The revenuers search high and low for the secret hideaway where the mountain people prepare illegal alcohol, but end up in deep trouble that only a little movie magic can save them from. (imdb)
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Good Night, Nurse! (1918)
Roscoe's wife wants him committed to the No Hope Sanitarium for a cure from drink. He is greeted by blood spattered, cleaver-wielding Buster and a barely clad female patient. He eats a thermometer and must be rushed into surgery. (imdb)
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The Cook (1918)
The Cook (1918) - Short Film
In an attempt at greater efficiency, the chef of a fancy oceanside restaurant and his assistant wreak havoc in the establishment. Adding to the complications is the arrival of a robber. (imdb)
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Out West (1918)
Out West (1918) - Short Film
A satire of western movies. Roscoe comes into town after riding the rails. The saloon has a trap door over a pit where bodies are tossed as they are shot. A black patron is taunted and shot at. Roscoe and Buster do everything they can to keep Al from Alice. (imdb)
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The Bell Boy (1918)
The Bell Boy (1918) - Short Film
At the Elk's Head Hotel bellhops torment the lobby, each other and guests. The elevator is powered by a stubborn horse. A sham robbery turns into a real one. And there is a chase on a runaway trolley. (imdb)
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The Butcher Boy (1917)
Customers and clerks frolic in a general store. Roscoe walks out of the freezer wearing a fur coat, then does some clever cleaver tossing. In Buster's film debut he buys a pail of molasses. (imdb)
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Coney Island (1917)
Coney Island (1917) - Short Film
Roscoe tries to dump his wife so he can enjoy the beach attractions. Buster arrives with Alice who is taken away from him by Al who loses her to Roscoe. Bathing beauties and Keystone Kops abound (imdb)
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His Wedding Night (1917)
In a drugstore Al and Roscoe are rivals for Alice. Roscoe slings melons and operates the gas pump. Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice... (imdb)
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Oh Doctor! (1917)
Oh Doctor! (1917) - Short Film
Roscoe is a doctor who falls in love with a pretty woman whose boyfriend, in turn, falls in love with Roscoe's wife's jewelry. (imdb)
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The Rough House (1917)
Roscoe, his wife and his mother-in-law run a seaside resort. Buster plays a gardener who puts out a fire started by Roscoe.. (imdb plot summary)
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