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"Our Hospitality" is a sparkling comedy, included in our program
to celebrate the work and contributions of Joe Roberts, a star of Silent Hall
Three generations of the Keaton family played in the film: Buster Keaton's
father Joe Keaton was the train engineer, Buster Keaton played Willie McKay and
his infant son was baby Willie in the prologue.
Joe Roberts played his last role as Joseph Canfiled. He had a stroke
during filming, but insisted on continuing work. He died shortly after
the film was completed. This was the biggest role of his life, and he
made a significant contribution to the film's tremendous success. Joe Roberts
also partnered with Buster Keaton in 16 of his 19 short films as well as in
The film is ranked number 28 in the list of The Top 100 Silent Era
Films of the influential website Silent Era.
"Our Hospitality" enjoys a very strong 7.8 rating in IMDB.
Buster Keaton, John G. Blystone Produced by Joseph M.
Schenck Scenario by
Jean Havez, Clyde Bruckman and Joseph Mitchell
Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts Cinematography Elgin Lessley, Gordon Jennings Distributed by Metro Pictures
Corporation Release date
November 19, 1923 Running time 1 hour, 14
United States Language
Silent film, English intertitles
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January 25, 2020 Subject:
A very good piece with a nice series of interesting scenes.The stunts are real and it boggles the mind that no one was seriously hurt.Buster has his usual bewildered persona in fine form.And of course he figures it all out and gets the girl.
December 14, 2019 Subject:
A very good movie
What a wonderful train ride that was...we watched this movie on the last night of our little momma kitty 12/14 2019. rest in peace, god bless you.