The Blacksmith
The Blacksmith (1922)

The homely Longfellow poem about The Village Blacksmith"will never seem the same after viewing this two-reel spoof. (Buster Keaton) is the assistant to the town blacksmith (Joe Roberts), a big, mean-tempered sort. In the early… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 1922
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

As The Blacksmith, [Buster Keaton] bungles horse grooming and auto repair with slapstick finesse.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Laugh-out-loud two-reeler.

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Aj V
Funny for the most part, but predictable. Overall, it's a so-so movie.
Eric Broome
Buster's character is unusually stupid in this film, and that aspect turned me off. He should be resourceful! Also, the ridiculous "shock… More
Chris Browning
While Buster called this "the dud" it is a great and equally heartwarming 21 minute short that is co-directed by Malcolm St. Clair. It features Joe… More