What It’s About: A projectionist (Buster Keaton) imagines himself on the screen as Sherlock Jr.; but when he’s framed for stealing his girl’s (Kathryn McGuire) father’s (Joe Keaton) pocket watch, will he be able to prove his innocence?
Why Watch it Today?: Buster Keaton was born on this date in 1895. Sherlock Jr. is one of Keaton’s best films, and clocks in at just under 50 minutes.
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