Steam Boat Bill, JR.

Director: Buster Keaton
Starring: Buster Keaton
Duration: 70 min


In this silent comedy, college boy William Canfield Jr. (Buster Keaton) reunites with his boat captain father in a Mississippi River town. Though he's flummoxed by Willie's citified appearance, the elder Canfield seems to have found an ally to help him compete with fellow riverboat owner John James King (Tom McGuire). Willie finds himself falling for King's daughter, Mary (Marion Byron), but he has more pressing concerns when the weather turns bad and his father in arrested.




Club and Group screenings

Thu 13th Jun 13.00 Reminiscence: A classic film followed by an informal discussion with our resident film expert. Reduced ticket price for the over-60s, including a complimentary tea/coffee.



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