Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr 1924 02 

   Buster Keaton

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.


Sherlock Jr. (1924) on IMDb



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Kathryn McGuire and Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr 1924 05

   Buster Keaton and Kathryn McGuire