23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

The Navigator

Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton

United States
1924, 59'

Directed by and starring Buster Keaton, this film is a comedy about Rollo Treadway’s mistaken voyage on a ship sold to a warring country. Initially intending a honeymoon cruise, Rollo boards the wrong ship when his proposal to neighbour Betsy O’Brien is rejected.  The ship belonged to Betsy’s father’s and she comes looking for him. Eventually, both find themselves trapped there. Movie accompanied by live music. Live music by Catherine Morisseau on the piano.

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INFO

ORIGINAL TITLE
The Navigator
LANGUAGE
English
SUBTITLES
Portuguese
SCRIPT
Clyde Bruckman, Joseph A. Mitchell, Jean C. Havez
CAST
Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom
PHOTOGRAPHY
Byron Houck, Elgin Lessley
EDITING
Buster Keaton
PRODUCER
Buster Keaton

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