The Boat (film)

The Boat (film)

Infobox Film
name = The Boat


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director = Buster Keaton
Edward F. Cline
producer = Joseph M. Schenck
writer = Buster Keaton
Edward F. Cline
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starring = Buster Keaton
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cinematography = Elgin Lessley
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released = 10 November, 1921
runtime = 25 minutes
country = USA
language = Silent
English intertitles
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imdb_id = 0011984

"The Boat" is a 1921 short comedy film directed by and featuring Buster Keaton. cite web |url=http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/B/Boat1921.html |title=Progressive Silent Film List: The Boat |accessdate=2008-02-26|work=Silent Era] The Official Buster Keaton Fan Club takes their name, The Damfinos, from this film.

Cast

* Buster Keaton - The Boat Builder
* Edward F. Cline - SOS Receiver (uncredited)
* Sybil Seely - His Wife (uncredited)

Plot Summary

Buster is married with two children (both of whom wear the porkpie hat made famous by their father) and has made himself a large boat inside a dockhousen (the damfino). The boat is too large to get through the door and out to sea so buster does what seems logical, he tears down the front of the building housing the boat. whilst out at sea buster is caught in a terrible storm and radios for help but to no avail. after nearly drowning a great number of times and some elaborate stunts buster and family wash up on an island in the middle of nowhere. "where are we" asks his wife to which we can see buster reply "Damfino" (damned-if-i-know).

ee also

* Buster Keaton filmography

References

External links

*imdb title|id=0011984|title=The Boat


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