A former movie child vaudeville star, Buster Keaton moved into movies in 1917 with an apperance in Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle's The Butcher Boy. Within three years he was a star in his own right. Convict 13 (1920) - Buster is out playing golf when he gets knocked unconscious by a flying ball. Whilst he is out cold, an escaped convict steals his clothes, so when he awakes he finds himself on his way to prison, where he is to be hanged the following day.
The High Sign (1921) - Thrown off a train near an amusement park, Buster gets a job in a shooting gallery run by the Blinking Buzzards mob. Ordered to kill a businessman, Buster ends up protecting the man and his daughter.
Daydreams (1922) - In order to impress the father of a girl he is keen on, Buster goes to the city in search of work. In his letters home he writes of his various jobs which her imagination expands into much better ones; she thinks he's a surgeon when he's a vet's assistant and he is clearing up on Wall Street when he's a janitor.
The Balloonatic (1923) - Buster and Phyllis try to outdo each other with their survival skills on a number of outdoor pursuits.