Pssst, want to check out One Week in our new look?
See all comments
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.
Loved it! I'm fast becoming a Buster Keaton fan.
Director, lead actor, stuntman...Buster Keaton has to be one of the most underappreciated influential contributors to the film industry.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
In 10 official lists
View all lists this movie is in
This movie ranks #22 in IMDb's Shorts Top 50
This movie ranks #40 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
This movie ranks #44 in Eureka!'s The Masters of Cinema Series
This movie ranks #137 in Paul Rotha's Silent but Not Forgotten
This movie ranks #150 in Silent Era's The Top 300 Silent Era Films
This movie ranks #168 in TSPDT's Brief Encounters
This movie ranks #173 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
This movie ranks #243 in Anthology Film Archives's Essential Cinema
This movie ranks #498 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #788 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000