Monday, November 14, 2011

The Goat - 1921

Country: USA
Language: English (intertitles)
Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair
Writers: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair
Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox and Joe Roberts
Release Date: 15 May 1921 (USA)
Also known as: A kecske Hungary (imdb display title); El chivo (Spain); Il capro espiatorio (Italy); Malec l'insaisissable (France); Pulmallisessa asemassa (Finland); Syntipukki Finland (TV title)
Filming Locations: 914 S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, California, USA (Weymouth Apartment House); Inglewood Train Station, Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA
Production companies: Joseph M. Schenck Productions; Buster Keaton Productions
Runtime: 27 min | Spain: 20 min | USA: 23 min
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Food Line | Mistaken Identity
Genres: Comedy | Short
Buster is inadvertently identified as the notorious outlaw Dead Shot Dan. He is pursued throughout the city by the local police chief, using disguises and quick-thinking to elude the lawman. He encounters Virginia, a young lady friend, and goes to her home to visit and hide out, only to discover that Virginia's father is the police chief.

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