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Short Films @ Music Box Theater

  • Music Box Theater 3733 N SOUTHPORT AVE Chicago, Ill 60613 (map)

The Goat (Buster Keaton & Malcolm St. Clair, 1921, 21 mins, DCP)
A series of adventures begins when Buster is mistaken for the famous outlaw Dead Shot Dan. 

Cops (Buster Keaton & Edward Cline, 1922, 18 mins, DCP)
Buster Keaton gets involved in a series of misunderstandings involving a horse and cart. Eventually he infuriates every cop in the city when he accidentally interrupts a police parade.

The Bell Boy (Roscoe Arbuckle, 1918, 33 mins DCP)
At the Elk's Head Hotel, bellhops torment the lobby, each other and guests. The elevator is powered by a stubborn horse, a sham robbery turns into a real one, and a runaway trolley leads to a chase through downtown.

The Playhouse (Buster Keaton & Edward Cline, 1921, 22 mins, DCP)
After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Earlier Event: January 13
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Later Event: January 18
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