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Speak Easily
Buster Keaton's best sound feature casts the Great Stone Face as Professor Post, a na´ve college pedant who mistakenly believes he has inherited $750,000. Hoping to use this windfall to bring the Fine Arts to the waiting world, Post gets mixed up with a two-bit theatrical troupe, headed by Jimmy the piano player (Jimmy Durante). Enchanted by the troupe's libertine leading lady Eleanor Espere (Thelma Todd), the professor agrees to finance their Broadway-bound musical, assuming it will be presented in tasteful, classical tradition. When he realizes that he's bought into just another… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Tired sight gags and dull-witted dialogue make this Buster Keaton talkie almost unbearable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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