The 'High Sign'
The 'High Sign' (1921)

Buster Keaton stars in this slapstick comedy as a bodyguard to a wealthy victim of extortion. The villains demand $10,000 or August Nickelnurser will be killed. Keaton protects August from a dozen shady operatives in a house with trap doors… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1921
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It's a trip watching Buster try to protect his client from all The Blinking Buzzards trying to kill him.

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AJ Verser
Keaton in an amusement park, makes for an amusing movie.
Eric Broome
Earlier sections are a little slow, but the climax in the house with the secret trap doors is sheer genius.
Chris Browning
The "High Sign" was Buster Keaton's first two-reel independent film but was shelved for a year when he broke his ankle and had to release it to… More