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Comedy, Short Films, Silent
English / No Dialogue
Buster Keaton was one of the greatest stars of the silent movie era, but these two short films were made many decades after his most famous films. In The Railroader, a silent comedy from 1966, he plays a man who walks across the floor of the Atlantic before riding Canada's railways on a tiny maintenance vehicle. The Silent Partner, a touching drama made for TV in 1955, has Keaton playing an old movie star sitting in a diner and watching clips from his old films shown on TV. It proves that Keaton was an excellent actor as well as a comic genius.
A shy type is left his grandpa's fortune only on the condition he's married by his birthday, in this classic from silent comedy legend Buster Keaton.
7+ years 56 mins
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