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Year
1920
Runtime
25 min.
Directors
Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
Genres
Comedy, Short
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
4,985
Checks
3,782
Favs
390
Dislikes
12
Favs/checks
10.3% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
33:1
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  1. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    As delightful a slapstick comedy as the day it was made. Keaton's physical humor is second to none and keep familiar gags fresh and exhilarating. The quick-paced-never-miss-a-beat editing and camera work make this one of the best short comedies around. In a word: hysterical. 11 years ago
  2. KatForsyth's avatar

    KatForsyth

    Loved it! I'm fast becoming a Buster Keaton fan. 10 years 6 months ago
  3. swhaze's avatar

    swhaze

    Director, lead actor, stuntman...Buster Keaton has to be one of the most underappreciated influential contributors to the film industry. 4 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #24 in IMDb's Shorts Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #40 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  3. This movie ranks #44 in Eureka!'s The Masters of Cinema Series
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  4. This movie ranks #137 in Paul Rotha's Silent but Not Forgotten
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  5. This movie ranks #150 in Silent Era's The Top 300 Silent Era Films
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  6. This movie ranks #168 in TSPDT's Brief Encounters
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  7. This movie ranks #173 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #243 in Anthology Film Archives's Essential Cinema
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  9. This movie ranks #498 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  10. This movie ranks #788 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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