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Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Cameraman

Buster at his best! Like a lot of silent comedy, the plot is essentially a framing device meant to surround scarcely related set-pieces, some of which work better than others. But when it all ties together at the end, it's a thing of beauty and hilarity, with a few cheeky statements about what filmmaking does to reality. All this high-minded subtext, plus the best performance a monkey has ever given on screen.