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Steamboat Bill, Jr


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  Steamboat Bill, Jr Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
7.40 /10
 
Starring
Buster Keaton , Ernest Torrence, Marion Byron
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Directed by: Charles Riesner
Written by: Carl Harbaugh, Buster Keaton


 
 
 
Released: 1928
   
Genre: IMPORTANT
SILENT
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 71
 
 


 
Effete student (Buster Keaton, pictured) tries to prove his masculinity to his burly, steamboat captain father (Ernest Torrence).
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Not one of Keaton's funniest, despite the famous cyclone finale and a tour de force sequence where, by trying on different hats, Keaton transforms himself into other silent movie stars.


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