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Buster Keaton and Phyllis Haver
Directed by Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
Produced by Buster Keaton Productions
Scenario by Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
Starring Buster Keaton, Phyllis Haver, Babe London
Cinematography Elgin Lessley
Distributed by Associated First National Pictures
Release date January 22, 1923
Running time 22 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"The Balloonatic" is a short comedy starring Buster Keaton. It is part of our series "Other Favorite Films". This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to the Arts and Culture of the world.
"The Balloonatic" is one of only three Buster Keaton short comedies, which do not feature our star Joe Roberts.
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Buster Keaton looks for an opportunity by the House of Trouble in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Phyllis Haver in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton and Phyllis Haver get ready for a boat ride in a dark tunnel in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton and Phyllis Haver return from their boat ride in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton goes fishing in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton tries to barbecue some fish in the boat in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton takes a break in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton enjoys canoe paddling in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
Buster Keaton and Phyllis Haver meet again in "The Balloonatic" (1923).
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