Manic stunt work, elaborate sight gags and mind-boggling mechanical comedy are just some of Keaton's work featured in these movies. Known the world round as the 'Stone' face comedy actor, with charming moments of intimate humour flavoured with rich pathos, uniquely graceful and characteristically hilarious. That's Buster Keaton'.
The Saphead (1920) The spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier is arrested in a speakeasy in New York after failing to meet his childhood friend from a train. When Agnes discovers that Buster loves her she tells his father they are to marry. His father is not impressed and gives Buster a million dollars to make something of his life before he can marry Agnes. The High Sign (1921) Buster sees an advert in the newspaper, "Wanted by shooting gallery, must be expert shot ask for Tiny Tim". Soon he is mixed up with a bad bunch of blood-thirsty bandits. The Blinking Buzzards. Stumbling from assassin to bodyguard the tale climaxes in a booby-trapped museum. One Week (1922) Buster leaves church with his new wife, stopping to pick up a pair of shoes thrown for good luck. Watching closely is the evil Handy Hank, the fella his wife turned down. After receiving a house as a wedding present from their uncle, (albeit a self to build mobile home), our happy couple attempt to build and furnish with hilarious results.