Friday, September 18, 2009
Buster Keaton Double Feature On TCM, Monday, September 21, 2009
Starting at 8 p.m. on Monday, Turner Classic Movies is showing a pair of Buster Keaton classics, Sherlock, Jr. from 1924 and Steamboat Bill, Jr. for which Keaton took home the Katie award for best actor of 1928-29.
Highest recommendation. Four Monkeys out of four.
From the TCM website:
8:00pm [Silent] Sherlock Jr. (1924) In this silent film, a movie projectionist dreams himself into a mystery movie. Cast: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Ward Crane, Joseph Keaton Dir: Buster Keaton BW-44 mins, TV-G
9:00pm [Silent] Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) In this silent film, a student tries to win a rival captain's daughter after taking over his father's riverboat. Cast: Buster Keaton, Ernest Torrence, Tom Lewis, Tom McGuire Dir: Charles F. Reisner BW-69 mins, TV-G