1-50 of 72 titles.

1. Drunk History (2013 TV Series)
Episode: Legends (2016)
Sam Patch becomes America's first daredevil, Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald form a lasting friendship, and Buster Keaton takes his talents to the big screen. Featuring Kyle Mooney, Tony Hale, Billie Joe Armstrong, Juno Temple and Gabourey Sidibe.
2. The Drew Carey Show (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Drew's Inheritance (2000)
Drew's rich Uncle Cecil, a movie buff, dies, leaving $10,000 to Drew on the condition--based on Buster Keaton's "Seven Chances"--that he get married within 72 hours. Drew and Kate are already engaged, so a quick wedding should be simple, except that Oswald and Lewis get involved, and things go haywire.
3. Benny & Joon (1993)
In a small town, an auto mechanic named Benny is devoted to taking care of his mentally ill sister, Joon, who can barely function alone in the real world despite being a talented artist. This relatively stable situation is shaken up when Benny is obliged in a poker game to welcome another player's relative, Sam, to his home for a few days. When Sam arrives, he quickly makes an impression with his quietly eccentric ways which emulate the antics of the great silent movie comedian, Buster Keaton. Without Benny's full knowledge, Sam and Joon find themselves drawn to each other to the fullest degree. However when Benny finds out, it creates a rift in the siblings as they struggle to accept their relationship is profoundly changing with the presence of this odd newcomer.
4. American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989)
In this film, we explore the life, career and art of silent cinema's third major talent after Charles Chaplin and Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd. We learn of his rise from a mere Chaplin rip off actor to a stellar talent when he found his own style of comedy which often involved outrageous stunts he performed even after his left hand was disfigured in an accident.
5. Limelight (1952)
Chaplin's final American film tells the story of a fading music hall comedian's effort to help a despondent ballet dancer learn both to walk and feel confident about life again. The highlight of the film is the classic duet with Chaplin's only real artistic film comedy rival, Buster Keaton.
6. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 Mini-Series)
Episode: The Hollywood Dream (2011)
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7. Our Hospitality (1923)
In the Nineteenth Century, there is a feud between the McKay and Canfield families in the country of the United States of America. When John McKay is killed, his wife sends their one years old baby Willie to New York to be raised by her sister. Twenty years later, Willie McKay (Buster Keaton) returns to claim for his family state. Along the train travels, he meets a young lady and they fall in love for each other. However, she is the youngest Canfield and her family has not forgotten the quarrel against the McKays.
8. Film (1965 Short Film)
A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around Bishop Berkeley's principle 'esse est percipi' (to be is to be perceived), Keaton's very existence conspires against his efforts
9. Candid Camera (1960 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 7 October 1962 (1962)
Buster Keaton poses as a gas-station attendant who can't quite get the customers' windshields clean. In a baseball sequence, coaches for the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds are seen giving their signals set to music. Buster Keaton joins Allen Funt and Durward to discuss the results.
10. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011 Short Film)
Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) award winning author/ illustrator William Joyce and Co-director Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. Morris Lessmore is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.
11. The Comic (1969)
A fictionalized account of the rise and fall of a silent film comic, Billy Bright. The movie begins with his funeral, as he speaks from beyond the grave in a bitter tone about his fate, and takes us through his fame, as he ruins it with womanizing and drink, and his fall, as a lonely, bitter old man unable to reconcile his life's disappointments. The movie is based loosely on the life of Buster Keaton.
12. Four Star Revue (1950 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1950)
Ed Wynn hosts with guests comedy star Buster Keaton, vocalist Gertrude Niesen, quick clay sculptor Duke Art, Jr., comedy acrobatic team Dick and Dot Remy, and harmonica player Eddy Manson. Niesen sings "Temptation." Manson does a harmonic solo. Jimmy Durante and Jack Carson cameo in the Motorola commercial. Keaton, Wynn and others star in a silent film parody. Comic sculptor Duke Art Jr. makes one of his quick clay sculptures.
13. Hollywood (1980 Mini-Series)
Episode: Comedy: A Serious Business (1980)
The art of silent comedy is highlighted in archival footage with a focus on the work of the four great clowns of the era: Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Harry Langdon. The two great comedic producers, Mack Sennett and Hal Roach, are profiled, the latter in an interview.
14. The Buster Keaton Story (1957)
Buster Keaton leaves his family vaudeville act for the movies. He starts out as a bit player but quickly becomes famous as he acts in and directs his own films. Casting director Gloria Brent is in love with him, but he favors a starlet. When she rejects him, he starts drinking, a problem which only worsens when sound destroys silent cinema and his career. Will Gloria's love and his desire to make people laugh win out?
15. Notfilm (2015 Documentary)
NOTFILM is a feature-length experimental essay on FILM -- its author Samuel Beckett, its star Buster Keaton, its production and its philosophical implications -- utilizing additional outtakes, never before heard audio recordings of the production meetings, and other rare archival elements.
16. Fractured Flickers (1963 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1963)
Segments include Buster Keaton running a moving company and a salute to Pasedena, California, and its Rose Bowl parade. Horton discusses his favorite movie, 1926's "Young April." That flicker is re-cut as "The Prince and the Poppa" with the king sending his dopey son in search of a rich baseball-playing heiress to marry.
17. You're My Everything (1949)
In 1924, stage-struck Boston blueblood Hannah Adams picks up musical star Tim O'Connor and takes him home for dinner. One thing leads to another, and when Tim's show rolls on to Chicago a new Mrs. O'Connor comes along as incompetent chorus girl. Hollywood beckons, and we follow the star careers of the O'Connor family in silents and talkies. Includes good imitation "silents" with classic cameo by Buster Keaton.
18. Convict 13 (1920 Short Film)
A prisoner escapes from prison and steals and changes clothes of a golf player (Buster Keaton). The policemen wrongly arrest the player instead and once in prison, he realizes that he is going to be hanged in the afternoon. The player swaps clothes with a guard and fights against a rebellion in the prison.
Buster is playing golf with Sybil when he gets knocked out. An escaped prisoner changes clothes with him. Buster goes to prison and learns that he is to be hanged. He changes clothes with a guard just as prisoner Roberts attacks all the guards.
19. Buster Keaton: The Short Films Collection: Silent Echoes (2011 Documentary)
Four visual essays by Silent Echoes author John Bengtson identifying Buster Keaton's shooting locations for his many short films produced between 1920-1923, many in the streets surrounding his former Hollywood studio, the same studio where, a few years earlier, Charlie Chaplin had made his brilliant series of Mutual shorts.
20. Les fiancés du pont Mac Donald ou (Méfiez-vous des lunettes noires) (1961 Short Film)
A subtitle warns, "Beware of dark sunglasses." Anna and her lover, whose looks in bowler and bow tie are reminiscent of a young Buster Keaton, kiss chastely on a bridge overlooking the Seine. He dons sunglasses and waves as she runs down a stairway to the river's edge, then watches in horror as she's knocked flat and loaded into the back of a hearse. In vain, he gives chase. Disconsolate, he buys a large funeral wreath and a handkerchief from sympathetic vendors. He removes the glasses to wipe his eyes and realizes they are the cause of all his woe. He replays the farewell without the glasses.
21. Reel Paradise (2005 Documentary)
June, 2003. During the final month of their year-long stay in Fiji, indie-film gurus John and Janet Pierson and their two children host a documentary film crew. John's been showing free movies at the 288-seat 180 Meridian Cinema, in remote Natokalan Village on the island of Taveuni. Reality intrudes in paradise: their home is burgled, the local Catholic priest criticizes John's project, their daughter's behavior may be threatening the reputation of her friend, and John's prickly personality follows him. Against this backdrop, the Fijians laugh at the Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, and "Jackass: The Movie." John finishes the year with ten movies in ten days: do movies matter?
22. El moderno Barba Azul (1946)
In the final days of WWII, an earnest but somewhat dense sailor (played by Buster Keaton) is lost at sea. Months later, he makes a landing, but, not realizing that the war is over and thinking that he is in Japan, he surrenders to Mexican police, who mistake him for a serial killer. Thrown in a jail cell with an American thug, he is to be hanged next morning, when suddenly a rocket scientist offers him and his cellmate a chance to avoid execution if they pilot an experimental atomic rocket to the Moon. The unlucky duo (plus the scientist's beautiful niece who ends up in the rocket by accident) go into space, but a mishap makes them land back in Mexico within miles of their point of departure. Thinking that they are on the Moon, the trio attempt to communicate with the natives who, of course, think them crazy, until the situation resolves itself.
23. Deadpan (1997 Short Film)
Steve McQueen multiply remakes the most famous shot of Buster Keaton's qv##tt0019421##, in which the façade of a house collapses and Keaton is saved by being in exactly the right position as a window from a multitude of different camera angles.
24. Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982 Documentary)
Several hosts, noted for their own contributions to film comedy themselves (Burt Reynolds, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon, etc.) host this three part epic documentary, which takes viewers from the studios of comedic pioneers Mack Sennett and Hal Roach. The careers of individual early comics like Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, and Charlie Chaplin are covered through the 30s with W.C. Fields, the Marx Brothers, and Laurel and Hardy up through then current performers like Jack Lemmon, Mel Brooks, and Woody Allen. Clips from such all-time classics as "Some Like It Hot," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," and "Private Benjamin" are highlighted.
25. Pierre Richard, l'art du déséquilibre (2005 Documentary)
This documentary brings a lighting on the originality and the specificity of the actor-author Pierre Richard, improbable synthesis of the talking ant silent films, heir to Buster Keaton for the gestural one and the expression of the body, and to Groucho Marx for the puns and the burlesque verbal one. Conceived like a voyage inside the universe of Pierre Richard, "the Art of unsteadiness" makes it possible to better understand its step, its method of actor, director and gag man. With through many testimonies, extracts of films and archives documents, drawn up here the portrait of one of the large last burlesques.
26. 0511 TV Lokal (2007 TV Series)
Episode: 'Der Prozeß' bei Theaterformen 2009 (2009)
Someone must have slandered Josef K., for without having done anything wrong he was arrested one morning. This is the first sentence of the famous novel by Franz Kafka. Andreas Kriegenburg called Joseph K. as a close relatives of Buster Keaton. The wonderful ensemble quotes the vaudeville style of silent film and tells the story of a nightmarish farce.
27. The Double Cross (2017 Short Film)
The Double Cross is a silent black and white comedy short set in the 1920s,in the tradition of Harold Lloyd/Buster Keaton with a modern twist. Our hero is a young waiter for hire who gets caught up in a murder plot during a party and eventually rescues the damsel in distress.
28. Slaphappy (2001 TV Series)
SlapHappy showcases brilliant and outrageous clips from comedy's silent era. Fast-paced, funny, and frenetic, the series features famous funny-men like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd, plus neglected clowns Charley Chase, Lupino Lane, and dozens more in over 400 clips from their finest comedies. Each episode features superb print quality, rare stills, anecdotal narration, and a scintillating hot jazz soundtrack from the acclaimed Stomp Off Records. A 90-minute compilation Movie showcases the best clips from the SlapHappy series. SlapHappy has aired on PBS and Around the World!
29. The Three Stooges Follies (1974)
Released to theaters in 1974, this collection of vintage Columbia short subjects included: "Yes, We Have No Bonanza" with The Three Stooges; "Violent Is the Word for Curly" with The Three Stooges; "You Nazty Spy!" with The Three Stooges (replaced by "Men in Black" for the nontheatrical reissue); "Nothing But Pleasure" with Buster Keaton; "Strife of the Party" with Vera Vague; Chapter 1 of the 1943 "Batman" serial with Lewis Wilson and Douglas Croft; and "America Sings with Kate Smith."
30. So You Won't Squawk? (1941 Short Film)
Louie "the Wolf" is an ambitious mobster out to expand his empire; Buster Keaton is a humble employee helping decorate Louie's new restaurant. But when the heavies from a rival mob come calling, it is Buster who inadvertently saves the day and is mistaken for Louie himself -- a deception which the latter decides to promote further for his own ends. After numerous narrow escapes from death, Buster discovers his boss's true motives and decides by hook or by crook to bring enough policemen to the restaurant to get him arrested...
31. 4 Clowns (1970)
The "four clowns" of this Robert Youngson anthology are: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and Buster Keaton. There are examples of Laurel and Hardy's individual work prior to their teaming; samples of Chase's work, including his 1928 short, "Limousine Love"; and an abridged version of Keaton's 1925 feature, "Seven Chances."
32. The Art of Influence (1998 Documentary)
Divided in five parts, 'The Art of Influence' registers fifteen artists' impressions on the life and work of other artists that influenced them. Part one 'Performers on Performers' covers Salerno-Sonnenberg's opinions on Maria Callas, and Cassandra Wilson's on Miles Davis. In part two 'Ways of Seeing', Fuentes talks about Luis Buñuel, Iturbide about Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Frankenthaler about Jackson Pollock, and Jackie Chan about Bruce Lee's films, Buster Keaton's stunts, Charles Chaplin's humor, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Sylvester Stallone. Part three 'Breaking the Silence' is dedicated to Fugard's admiration for Bertolt Brecht, and Oe's for Günter Grass. Choreographers Marin and Jones reflect on the influences of, respectively, Samuel Beckett and Marcel Proust, in part four 'Choreographers on Writers'. The last part, 'Artist and Visionairies' registers Anger's opinion of Jean Cocteau, Bo's admiration for Marcel Duchamp, Komar and Melamid's memories of Andy Warhol, and O'Connor's affectionate appreciation for Bob Marley.
33. Al-Bidaya (1986)
Highlighting the Golden Age of screen comedy as it has never been presented before, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" collects more than fifty silent short comedies with new musical soundtracks.Laurel and Hardy, Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin and more--from the early innovators, who redesigned the routines of vaudeville with narrative form, to the celebrated masters whose inspired improvisations helped establish the world dominance of American film, "Slapstick Encyclopedia" is your laugh-filled tour of this eternally appealing art. Includes: In the Beginning: Film Comedy Pioneers; Keystone Tonight!: Mack Sennett Comedies; Sennett in the Twenties; Funny Girls: Genders and Their Benders; Keaton, Arbuckle and St. John; Hal Roach's All-Star Comedians; Hal Roach: The Lot of Fun; Chaplin and the Music Hall Tradition; The Race Is On; Tons of Fun: The Anarchic Fringe.
34. Character Studies (1927 Short Film)
Carter DeHaven announces that he will perform a series of "impressions." For each impression we see him applying makeup, then he ducks down below the makeup table and pops up, in order, as Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jackie Coogan, all played by themselves.
35. Wir schalten um auf Hollywood (1931)
A German reporter visits Hollywood and is escorted through the MGM Studio by a German nobleman, who is working there as an extra. They meet and speak to several actors, primarily Buster Keaton, John Gilbert, Joan Crawford and Heinrich George. Then they meet Adolphe Menjou, who rehearses a long scene in German. A final scene shows stars arriving at a film premiere, including Jean Harlow, Norma Shearer and Wallace Beery.
36. The Golden Age of Buster Keaton (1975 Documentary)
Compilation of scenes from Buster Keaton's films. The films are: The Butcher Boy; Fatty at Coney Island; Good Night Nurse!; One Week; The Scarecrow; Neighbors; Cops; The Playhouse; The Boat; The Paleface; My Wife's Relations; The Blacksmith; Day Dreams; Three Ages; Our Hospitality; Sherlock Jr; The Navigator; Seven Chances; Go West; Battling Butler; The General; College; and Steamboat Bill Jr.
37. The Spook Speaks (1940 Short Film)
When a magician, Mordini (Lynton Brent) becomes fearful of his magic secrets being stolen, he hires Buster (Buster Keaton) and Elsie (Elsie Anes) to protect his props. They discover what they assume to be a murder and go into action as amateur detectives, without realizing they are the victims of one of the magician's tricks.
38. The Sound of Laughter (1963 Documentary)
Ed Wynn narrates this compilation of short subjects produced in the 1930s by Educational Pictures. Educational's talent roster included young performers on the way up, older stars who were still popular, and Broadway and vaudeville headliners. This feature offers a representative sampling from all three categories. The clips are not identified, but the major sequences are taken from GRAND SLAM OPERA and ONE-RUN ELMER with Buster Keaton, THE HITCH HIKER with Harry Langdon, HOTEL ANCHOVY with The Ritz Brothers, DREAM HOUSE with Bing Crosby, POPPIN' THE CORK with Milton Berle, MONTAGUE THE MAGNIFICENT with Bert Lahr, GOING SPANISH with Bob Hope and Leah Ray, THE INVENTORS with Col. Stoopnagle and Budd, GLAD RAGS TO RICHES with Shirley Temple, and CUPID TAKES A HOLIDAY with Danny Kaye. Shorter clips appear from the Educational shorts MR. WIDGET, DATES AND NUTS, THE BASHFUL BALLERINA, MILLION DOLLAR MELODY, SHE'S MY LILLY, WAY UP THAR, ALL-AMERICAN KICKBACK, and TWO LAME DUCKS, among others.
39. The Home Owner (1961 Short Film)
A 25 minute sales film featuring Buster Keaton as a prospective home owner in Maryvale, a suburb of Phoenix. A Realtor takes Buster on a tour of some model tract homes and extols their virtues while Buster is constantly pursuing a sexy-looking blonde. After buying a home, Buster proceeds to wreak havoc in the community. He falls into another resident's pool with a shopping cart full of purchases from S. S. Kresge's, knocks over an unassuming waiter with a bowling ball at the local lanes and tries his hand at being a waiter a ritzy restaurant. The construction of the new hospital and golf course are then discussed, and the films ends with a panoramic view of the model tract homes.
40. The Forgotten Films of Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle (2005 Documentary)
Popular rival of friend Charlie Chaplin, mentor of sidekick Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887-1933) dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in 1921 shattered his career, throwing his film triumphs into obscurity. But this was not the end. Blacklisted by Hollywood, Roscoe Arbuckle continued directing dozens of film comedies under the pseudonym "William Goodrich" for almost another decade. Arbuckle was involved in making some 200 films in all. Sadly, the work of the True Fourth Genius of silent comedy remains neglected. That is, until now...
41. A Girl Named Cinema (2013 Short Film)
A GIRL NAMED CINEMA is a single-take love letter to filmmaking, an homage to French New Wave, and an outcry at the decline of the movie industry all wrapped in one. Inspired by Common's celebrated 'I Used to Love H.E.R.', music video director Court Dunn (Common, Talib Kweli, Theophilus London) uses the character of a woman as an extended metaphor for the film industry, citing direct quotes and stylistic references to over 39 films and 37 directors including: Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Federico Fellini, Jean-luc Godard, Michel Gondry, Alfred Hitchcock, Jim Jarmusch, Buster Keaton, Stanley Kubrick, Akira Kurosawa, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, George Lucas, Terrence Malick, Yasujiro Ozu, Park Chan-wook, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Speilberg, Gus Van Sant, Orson Welles, Wong Kar-wai
42. A Day's Messing (2011 Short Film)
A Day's Messing is a silent comedy shot on Super 8mm film in the style of Buster Keaton, George Melies and Charlie Chaplin. It follows a New York City bike messenger as he is derailed from delivering an important package by a beautiful flirtatious female cyclist. As he searches for her again on the streets of NYC, he falls into a rabbit hole of time, space and absurdity, until serendipity surprises them both. Written, directed by and starring a clown and mime, this film re-imagines the spirit and technique of classic silent slapstick and vaudevillian physical comedy for a contemporary audience.
43. Don't Make Eye Contact (2003 Short Film)
Done in the silent film tradition of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, "Don't Make Eye Contact" is a short film asking who is the last person you would want to run into outside your neighborhood grocery store. We've all seen them and if there's one thing they have in common it's that they all want something from us. "Don't Make Eye Contact" starts off with an innocent Girl Scout selling cookies and progresses slowly down the social ladder of vagabonds and chancers who set up shop outside heavily trafficked stores. Eventually we reach the very last person you would want to see and, try though you may, you cannot avoid making eye contact.
44. Butcher Boys (2009 Video)
'Butcher Boys' shows the fall and rise of Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, America's biggest motion picture star at the beginning of the Silent Era, the horrific crime of which he was accused, and the unwavering support of his friends Mabel Normand and Buster Keaton. It's a comedy of loyalty and friendship with pie fights and pratfalls made the way only Fatty would have made it--as a silent, black and white, two-reeler. Fatty's story is told as if you were there watching it unfold.
45. Silent City (2010 Short Film)
If silent pictures were still the only style of film making, how would they look today? What would Charlie Chaplin's 'Tramp' look like? Would Buster Keaton's love story always involve a man and a woman? SILENT CITY is a modern day silent film that weaves together a series of vignettes depicting life in New York City. Illustrating change in society since the original silent film era, as well as the diversity of the Big Apple.
46. Icons of Comedy: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016 Video)
A collection of 50 comedy classic movies direct to DVD containing movies featuring The Three Stooges, Charlie Chaplin, Our Gang, Buster Keaton, W.C. Fields, Laurel and Hardy, Bob Hope, Fatty Arbuckle, Jimmy Stuart, Cary Grant, Shirley Temple and more; ready to make you laugh so much that your sides will split.
47. The Lucky Penny (2002 Video)
"The Lucky Penny" is a 15-minute, B&W, silent, comedy short. The story is of a man named 'Luckless' who finds a lucky penny. The penny turns out to be anything but lucky as Luckless spends the rest of his day getting in and out of trouble, chased by the cops, and narrowly avoiding one calamity after another. The movie is filled with slapstick comedy, stunts, and sight gags reminiscent of the Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin movies from the 1920s.
48. The Metaphysics of Buster Keaton (1970 TV Movie)
America's great film director-actor Buster Keaton, discussed by film critic Andrew Sarris and Raymond Rohauer, cinema historian, with some unusual perspectives on his goals and motivations. Illustrated with many film excerpts from 1917 to 1928. Rohauer knew Keaton and was partly responsible from rescuing many of his old films from destruction. Sarris is a leading film critic who has often written about Keaton. Excerpts include portions of "The General" (1926) a film illustrating "man versus machine." "Cops" (1922), which questions the meaning of "law and order." "Frozen North", a satire on William Hart films, and "The Boat" in which Keaton goes down but then wades to shore. In "Sherlock, Jr." Keaton is a film projectionist who in dream enters the movie. "College" (1927) spoofs the happy ending, "Steamboat Bill, Jr." mocks the cyclone that destroys everything in its path. Rohauer describes rescuing Keaton's films from a garage and talking with Keaton at the end of his life when he had been forgotten.
49. Hollywood on Parade No. A-6 (1933 Short Film)
This short subject features Richard Arlen as host as well as "The Great Arlen," a magician. The Great Arlen attempts to conjure up the King of Hearts, but initially only comes up with a fake who reveals himself as Cantdu the Magician. The Great Arlen ties up Cantdu and conjures up the "real" King of Hearts, Clark Gable. Then he makes actress Frances Dee appear, followed by Tallulah Bankhead, who sings a song. Finally "Admiral" Buster Keaton and his "second in command" Lew Cody show up aboard Keaton's land cruiser.
50. The Lucky Penny 2 (2004 Short Film)
"The Lucky Penny 2" is a B&W, silent, comedy short. It's filled with slapstick comedy, stunts, and sight gags reminiscent of the Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin movies from the 1920s. It's a story about a man named 'Luckless' who searches for his lost love. His quest is not an easy one. The Masked Bandits, who he unintentionally caught for the police at one time, have broken out of jail and are eager to settle the score with him. Will he out-smart the Bandits and find his lost love?
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