Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Release Date: Apr 21, 1924 Limited
Average Rating: 4.3/5
User Ratings: 6,549
The enduring power of this silent-era comedy classic from director/star Buster Keaton can be ascertained simply by recognizing how often its central concept has been cribbed, most notably by writer/director Woody Allen for The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). Keaton is a cinema projectionist who dreams of being a famous detective, like Sherlock Holmes. In love with a beautiful girl (Kathryn McGuire), he presents her with chocolates and a ring, but another suitor (Ward Crane) also vies for her
Apr 21, 1924 Limited
Oct 8, 2013
Metro Pictures Corporation
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