The Scarecrow
The Scarecrow (1920)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 1920
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Dennis Schwartz
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Two-reel comedy that's filled with numerous gags, inventive Rube Goldberg-type devices and physical antics.

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Lady D'arbanville
Once again Buster Keaton cleverly crafts some fun scenes with a unique and original quality to them. Another good short from the talented slapstick star.
Eric Broome
The opening sequence with the string-operated dining-room gadgetry is just blindingly brilliant. The remaining minutes are a letdown in comparison, but the… More
Chris Browning
The film "The Scarecrow" is 18 Minutes in Length but delivers a feature film's worth of laughter! While Keaton plays the part of the scarecrow… More