Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The 'High Sign' (1921) - BUSTER KEATON

A short comedy starring Buster Keaton, who also co-wrote and co-directed with Edward F. Cline. Although One Week was the first of Keaton's independent shorts to be released, The High Sign was the 1st one to be produced. The title refers to the secret signal used by the underworld gang in the film.

Buster plays a drifter who cons his way into working at an amusement park shooting gallery. Believing Buster is an expert marksman, both the murderous gang the Blinking Buzzards and the man they want to kill end up hiring him


More classic silent films added daily to the channel. We hope you enjoy these movies and cartoons, some of which contain new musical scores, from early cinema.

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