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Stars of the Silent Screen: Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr


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Beginning a season of classic silent movies - today a specially tinted version with piano soundtrack.
In this brilliant comedy, the stone-faced clown plays a student who journeys home to the South and learns to run his father's old Mississippi steamboat. Delirious adventures follow until a cyclone helps create one of the greatest sequences in cinema.
Films: page 15


Written By: Carl Harbaugh
Written By: Buster Keaton
Produced By: Joseph Scherick
Produced By: Buster Keaton
Directed By: Charles Reisner
William Canfield Jr: Buster Keaton
'Steamboat Bill' Canfield: Ernest Torrence
Mary King: Marion Byron

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Stars of the Silent Screen: Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr

BBC Two England, 21 January 1984 15.15

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