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Steamboat Bill Jr. (Sunday Classic at Capitol Theater)

It's also an event with the Classic Movies Meetup group.

I will plan on being in the theater lobby 10 minutes before the movie.

According to "Steamboat Bill, Jr." (1928) is the last of physical comedian Buster Keaton's (the Great Stone Face) nine independent feature films and one of the last silent comedies. The film - actually co-written, co-produced, and co-directed by actor Keaton (with director Chas. F. Reisner) was derived from a story by Carl Harbaugh, although Keaton only took credit for acting.

The story involves the father-son tale of an educated, effeminate, accident-prone, college-educated but simple-minded son - an archetypal underdog American hero - who ultimately is transformed and triumphs when he assists and impresses his burly, red-necked, hard-working Mississippi steamboat captain father in combating the threatening efforts of a rival tycoon to take over the Mississippi steamboat business in the South - and also wins over the business rival's daughter.

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  • Kerrie M.

    If anyone is interested, there are a number of nearby brunch / lunch options for post movie discussion.

    November 14, 2011

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