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Directed by Buster Keaton
Produced by Buster Keaton Productions, Incorporated
Scenario by Jean Havez, Joseph Mitchell and Clyde Bruckman
Starring Buster Keaton, Ward Crane , Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly
Cinematography Byron Houck, Elgin Lessley
Distributed by Metro Pictures Corporation
Release date May 11, 1924
Running time 44 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
"Sherlock Jr." 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 Arts and Culture.
"Sherlock Jr." is an extraordinary comedy starring Buster Keaton.
Sherlock Jr. is ranked number 17 in the list of The Top 100 Silent Era Films of the influential website Silent Era.
In 1991 the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
The film has an outstanding rating in IMDB.
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Buster Keaton follows the detective tactic 'shadow your man closely' in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton studies to become a detective in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Kathryn McGuire is excited to receive Buster Keaton's ring in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Ward Crane steals a watch in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Joe Keaton tells Buster he is not welcome in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton is framed and kicked out of his girl's home in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Kathryn McGuire is despondent when Buster Keaton fails in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton the great detective scrutinizes the suspects in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Erwin Connelly and Ward Crane conspire in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton is confronted by Ward Crane in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton takes clues from a movie how to court his girl in "Sherlock Jr." (1924).
Buster Keaton and Kathryn McGuire
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