Steamboat Bill, Jr.

The last of the independent features made in the prime of Buster Keaton's career, STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. is a large-scale follow-up to The General, substituting a Mississippi... Read more

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Directed by Buster Keaton, and Charles Reiser

Year: 1928
Running Time: 70
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
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Steamboat Bill, Jr.

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Buster Keaton

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Directed by Buster Keaton and Charles Reiser


The last of the independent features made in the prime of Buster Keaton's career, STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. is a large-scale follow-up to The General, substituting a Mississippi paddlewheel for the locomotive, and replacing the spectacle of the Civil War with a catastrophic hurricane. Keaton stars as William Canfield, Jr., a Boston collegian who returns to his deep-southern roots to reunite with his father, a crusty riverboat captain (Ernest Torrence) who is engaged in a bitter rivalry with a riverboat king, coincidentally, the father of Willie's sweetheart (Marion Byron).  New restoration from Lobster Films coming soon to DCP!

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Austin Film Society Austin 150847200010/20, 10/22
Cary Theater Cary 1507348800October 7, 2017


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