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Sherlock, Jr. 1924

  • Buster Keaton
  • April 21, 1924
  • 49 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Every inch of footage holds such a laugh!
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.


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Rewatching this one because it was expiring on Netflix....

I had forgotten this movie had a movie within the movie and some elaborate editing techniques that are used for some very clever comic moments.

Also a very bravura shot where we follow Keaton while he barely misses a train running him over while not driving a motorcycle....

Buster did it all here, even his own stunts wich are still a hoot to watch and staged perfectly.

Interesting to read that even then Keaton decided to cut this film short because of some early adverse reactions by viewers....

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