Free and Easy (Easy Go) (1930)

Free and Easy (Easy Go)


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Also known under the title Easy Go, this film was Buster Keaton's first sound movie. When the lovely Elvira (Anita Page) wins a local beauty contest, she heads out West with her mother (Trixie Friganza) and her bumbling manager Elmer Bug (Buster Keaton) to seek out a spot on the Silver Screen. However, it is the clutsy Elmer who wins the attention of MGM Studios and ends up a movie star. Special appearances are made by a number of stars, including Lionel Barrymore, Jackie Coogan, William Haines, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: E. Richard Schayer, Al Boasberg, Paul Dickey, Richard Schayer
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On DVD: Jan 27, 1993


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Critic Reviews for Free and Easy (Easy Go)

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Buster Keaton bombs in his talkie debut.

Full Review… | September 23, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

...the studio wanted him to say funny things rather than do funny things, and they were eager to show off their new sound equipment with numerous song-and-dance routines.

Full Review… | November 24, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Free and Easy (Easy Go)


I liked this movie for most of it, but the ending is disappointing. It starts out very funny, but slowly looses steam and doesn't end well. I only recommend this to big fans of Keaton who, like me, just want to see all his movies.

Aj V

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