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  Buster Keaton (forward).
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
(1922) American
B&W : Two reels / 1725 feet
Directed by ‘Buster’ Keaton (Buster Keaton) and Eddie Cline

Cast: Buster Keaton [Buster], Virginia Fox [his girl], Joe Roberts [the detective], Eddie Cline [sitting in front of pawnshop], Steve Murphy [the conman selling furniture]

Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by ‘Buster’ Keaton (Buster Keaton) and Eddie Cline. Technical direction by Fred Gabourie. Cinematography by Elgin Lessley. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 15 February 1922 by Comique Film Corporation [LP17630]. Released March 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / One of ten Keaton films under a distribution contract with First National.


Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Anarchists - Animals: Horses - Bombs - Chases - Fences - Keys - Ladders - Police: Policemen, Police stations - Tobacco: Cigarettes

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 213; Bohn-Light p. 101; Brownlow-Parade p. 476; Dardis-Keaton pp. 89, 90-92, 289; Everson-American p. 355; Fell-History pp. 96, 97; Kerr-Silent pp. 142, 145, 149, 154; Lahue-World pp. 132b, 142; Schelly-Langdon p. 134; Sherwood-Best p. 121; Shipman-Cinema p. 78; Sinyard-Silent pp. 112, 115; Sklar-Movie p. 119 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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