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The Haunted House Reviews

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AJ V

Super Reviewer

September 3, 2010
Buster Keaton goes to a haunted house, don't miss it.
Eric B

Super Reviewer

October 12, 2011
The glue sequence goes on far too long and the brief nod to "Faust" is puzzling (foreshadowing the ending, I guess), but you won't forget the trick staircase, the man "assembled" from multiple body parts (quite a good effect for 1921) and the imagined trip to Heaven and Hell.
Chris B

Super Reviewer

December 25, 2011
"The Haunted House" is 20 Minutes in length and offers a fun and crazy house that is "haunted" by various people dressed up as ghosts, a bat, skeletons, and even the devil. The film is a hilarious look into the house and Buster discovering that the ghouls within are just ordinary men and then begins to control the situation and even use the folding staircase to his advantage! The film offers all kinds of hilarious moments but ultimately pinnacles in the dream sequence near the end when he ascends the stairway to heaven only for God to deny him and pull a lever making the stairs fold down (like the previous staircase in the haunted house) and he descends down a hole and a slide into hell! It's probably the most hilarious depiction of something horrific that I have ever seen! The film is also color tinted and the inside of the house is a sepia tone and outside generally is in a blue tint adding another layer to the already impressive set pieces and editing Buster employed throughout. Make sure to look for spot on editing when the skeleton men assemble a man from pieces with glue and he subs a real man in it's place nearly seamless! This is definitely an underrated short of Keaton's but is one of the most fun!
engrymfilm
December 27, 2008
A display of seamless editing, and a house of traps that puts Home Alone (and House of Traps by the Shaw Brothers) to shame. Keaton wasn't just a master of slapstick but also for film and editing techniques. Even if everything's been done and found out since I couldn't help but ask "How'd he do that?"
January 29, 2014
Keaton did parkour before it was popular.
John Serrano
March 10, 2012
75

Don't worry, it's not a horror film. Buster plays a bank teller that gets mistaken for robbery and then stows away in a faux haunted house meant to scare away people from the counterfeit operation inside.

The Haunted House is uneven because the jokes are hit and miss, but overall it's a fun experience. There are still some brilliant moments like the famous glue scene that is another borrowed gag from Buster's days with Fatty. But there are still a few dull moments and the story is a bit messy and hard to follow. But the entire experience is pretty fun and worth a look.
February 6, 2012
The character roles are somewhat confusing and make the story harder to follow. There are enjoyable scenes but The Haunted House is not Buster's finest work.
Chris B

Super Reviewer

December 25, 2011
"The Haunted House" is 20 Minutes in length and offers a fun and crazy house that is "haunted" by various people dressed up as ghosts, a bat, skeletons, and even the devil. The film is a hilarious look into the house and Buster discovering that the ghouls within are just ordinary men and then begins to control the situation and even use the folding staircase to his advantage! The film offers all kinds of hilarious moments but ultimately pinnacles in the dream sequence near the end when he ascends the stairway to heaven only for God to deny him and pull a lever making the stairs fold down (like the previous staircase in the haunted house) and he descends down a hole and a slide into hell! It's probably the most hilarious depiction of something horrific that I have ever seen! The film is also color tinted and the inside of the house is a sepia tone and outside generally is in a blue tint adding another layer to the already impressive set pieces and editing Buster employed throughout. Make sure to look for spot on editing when the skeleton men assemble a man from pieces with glue and he subs a real man in it's place nearly seamless! This is definitely an underrated short of Keaton's but is one of the most fun!
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