Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, SHERLOCK JR. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theatre projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life.

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Sherlock Jr. (1924)

DVD

Comedy/Action/Romance · 0h 45m

Description

Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, SHERLOCK JR. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theatre projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life.

Release Country

United States

Media Type

Movie

Studio

Buster Keaton Productions

Aspect Ratio

1.33:1

Discs

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Part of Box Set
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Sherlock Jr. & Three Ages

Cast
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Buster Keaton

Projectionist / Sherlock, Jr.
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Kathryn McGuire

The Girl
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Joe Keaton

The Girl's Father / Man on Film Screen
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Erwin Connelly

The Hired Man / The Butler
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Ward Crane

The Local Sheik / The Villain
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Jane Connelly

The Mother (uncredited)
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George Davis

Conspirator (uncredited)
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Doris Deane

Girl Who Loses Dollar Outside Cinema (uncredited)
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Christine Francis

Candy Store Girl (uncredited)
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Betsy Ann Hisle

Little Girl (uncredited)
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Kewpie Morgan

Conspirator (uncredited)
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Steve Murphy

Conspirator (uncredited)
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John Patrick

Conspirator (uncredited)
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Ford West

Theatre Manager / Gillette (uncredited)
Crew
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Buster Keaton

Director
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John G. Blystone

Director
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Jean C. Havez

Writer
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Joseph A. Mitchell

Writer
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Clyde Bruckman

Writer
Other Editions
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Sherlock Jr.

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

7/9/2019

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Sherlock Jr.

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/11/2012

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Sherlock, Jr.

(DVD)

11/23/1999

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