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Battling Butler (1926) starring Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neil, Francis McDonald

Battling Butler

Battling Butler (1926) starring Buster Keaton, Sally O’Neil, Francis McDonald Synopsis Buster Keaton remarked that Battling Butler was his favorite of all his films. Based on a Broadway play, the story revolves around a case of mistaken identity between two Alfred Butlers. One is an effete millionaire (Keaton), the other the heavyweight champion of the […]

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The Knockout - Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle originally released June 11, 1914

The Knockout, starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle

The Knockout – Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle originally released June 11, 1914 The 1914 Keystone silent comedy, The Knockout, is a typical, frenetic Keystone comedy starring Fatty Arbuckle.   Despite what moviegoers might think from the movie poster, Charlie Chaplin is not the star of the movie.  Technically he’s not even a co-star, although he […]

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