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973 Ratings

Steamboat Bill Jr.

United States, 1928
Comedy, Silent
  • Silent
  • English


Set on the Mississippi River in the old sidewheeler days, Steamboat Bill Jr. follows the adventures of a spoiled young man who is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of river-boating. Soon, his attempts expand into disaster…

Our take

Buster Keaton at his peak! One of the most beloved, iconic comedies in a career full of them, Steamboat Bill Jr. was Keaton’s last independent production before joining MGM, and contains some of the slapstick master’s most elaborate set-pieces. Silent comedy neophytes, step right up!

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