"Probably my favourite silent film and also one of my favourite films full stop, Buster Keaton's 'Sherlock Jr.' is an ideal introduction to silent films for the apprehensive newcomer. At just 44 minutes long it barely reaches the official stipulation for 'feature length' but Keaton packs every single one of those 44 minutes with ingenious gags, thrilling stunts and jaw-dropping effects that remain unbelievably magical all these years later.
The story of a lovelorn projectionist who dreams that h"
Lyzette added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
"A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his menial skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
My favorite Buster Keaton film. Its intricate - at times, even surreal - style of narrative (as well as Buster's gravity-defying stunts) make every single moment of this film worth watching."
vanessa added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Director: Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Ward Crane
Story: 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."
Michael M added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
“While not my favourite of Keaton's excursions, there's an undeniable charm to it. Never mind the reference to Sherlock, though; I think, after having seen this, that Buster Keaton should be more widely credited as the first Bond!” read more