The Saphead
The Saphead (1920)

Nicholas Van Alstyne (William H. Crane) is the Wall Street tycoon worried about the future of his lazy son Bertie (Buster Keaton) in this comedy. Bertie is the idler who rallies on the floor of the stock market to save his father from… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1920
DVD Release Date: January 11, 2000
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The Saphead is more historically important than it is aesthetically or artistically important.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Slightly amusing.

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Aj V
This is probably one of Keaton's worst movies.
Eric Broome
"The Saphead" isn't a bad film, but it will frustrate Buster Keaton fans. Despite its farcical title, it barely even qualifies as a comedy.… More