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Not Yet Rated| hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
A kindly movie projectionist (Buster Keaton) longs to be a detective. When his fiancée (Kathryn McGuire) is robbed by a local thief (Ward Crane), the poor projectionist is framed for the crime. Using his amateur detective skills, the projectionist follows the thief to the train station -- only to find himself locked in a train car. Disheartened, he returns to his movie theater, where he falls asleep and dreams that he is the great Sherlock Holmes.

Cast: Buster Keaton , Kathryn McGuire , Ward Crane , Joe Keaton , Erwin Connelly , Kewpie Morgan , Jane Connelly , Ford West

Director: Buster Keaton

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Image Entertainment Inc., Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Kino Video

Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Release Date: May 1st, 1994| hr. 48 min.

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