College (Plus Bonus Shorts) (Silent)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 12 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: January 11, 2000
- Originally Released: 1927
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Digitally Mastered
- Additional Release Features:
- Original Music Score -
- THE ELECTRIC HOUSE
- HARD LUCK
- THE BLACKSMITH
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Performer:||Ann Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin, Grant Withers, Snitz Edwards & Florence Turner|
|Directed by||James W. Horne|
"...[Keaton's] grace and timing are as impeccable as ever..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
In The Electric House, Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse, whose modern conveniences go hilariously haywire at the hands of a jealous rival. Mechanical mayhem is also wrought in the shop of The Blacksmith. For decades a lost film until its recent rediscovery and restoration, Hard Luck (which Keaton Named as his favorite short work follows a suicidal Buster as he makes a final effort a fitting in with society at a swank country club.
- Additional cast members: Flora Bramley (The Girl's Friend); Sam Crawford (Baseball Coach)
- Music credits: overture, "Orpheus"; Joseph Plunkett's "Postcard Frolic"; "Boston," with Reeves and Leu; "New York," with Layman and Kling, the Indiana Five and Allan Mackenzie.
- "College" is the only film in which Buster Keaton ever used a stunt double. The spectacular shot in which Keaton's character pole vaults into a second-story window was actually performed by an Olympic pole vaulter. It was a point of honor with Keaton that he performed all his own stunts (and had even performed anonymously as a stuntman in other movies). The fact that he was unable to perform the pole vault himself (which may have been partially due to his increasing alcohol intake) deeply depressed Keaton.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 13 ratings.