The 'High Sign'
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The 'High Sign'
The first film that Buster Keaton made independently, High Sign portrays the filmmaker as a drifter in search of a job. Passing himself off as a skilled marksman, he finds employment at a shooting gallery in an amusement park. But he gets more than he bargained for -- a girl (Bartine Burkett) talks him into being a bodyguard for her father, who has run afoul of a gang. Meanwhile, the gang, called the Blinking Buzzards, forcibly recruits him to snuff out...yes, the girl's father. Keaton hated this two-reeler when it was done and shelved it. It was released only because he was laid up with a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a trip watching Buster try to protect his client from all The Blinking Buzzards trying to kill him."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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