The Scarecrow
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The Scarecrow
Buster Keaton's two-reel work in the early '20s was incredibly rich -- nearly every picture is funny and even the shorts that fall short of classic contain moments of comic brilliance. Because Keaton has so much excellent work from this time in his career, some films get overlooked unfairly, and The Scarecrow is one of them. It's classic Keaton all the way, from the beginning when he and his roommate (big Joe Roberts) prepare a meal with the use of all sorts of convoluted Rube Goldberg contraptions and odd conveniences: a victrola becomes a stove, condiments hang from the ceiling,… More

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"Two-reel comedy that's filled with numerous gags, inventive Rube Goldberg-type devices and physical antics."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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