In his first independently produced feature film Buster tells of love and romance through three historical ages: the Stone Age, the Roman Age, and the Modern Age. Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Six reels of furious fun. (Newspaper ad).
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Did You Know?
This was the first film to use the landmark Los Angeles Coliseum as a location. The future home of two Olympics (1932, 1984) was opened the year of the film's release, 1923. The stadium's east portico acts as backdrop to the Ancient Roman home of Buster Keaton
's girlfriend. See more
In the medium shot of the Stone Age soothsayer scene, Buster's hands are resting together near the side of the turtle. But in the cut to a close-up, we see only a hand double's right hand, and it's directly in front of the turtle's mouth. (It's clearly a hand double, since Keaton was missing his right index finger tip.) See more
Referenced in The Fountain