Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
In 1965, a year before Buster Keaton died, author Rudi Blesh interviewed him for a biography and asked, "How did you come to make a surrealistic film like 'Sherlock, Jr.'?" Keaton replied, "I did NOT mean it to be surrealistic. I just wanted it to look like a dream."
We are lost! He is sending for the world's greatest detective - Sherlock Jr.!
After Sherlock Jr spins the fence around placing his pursuers behind it, he puts a crossbar across the gate to stop them coming back. In the next shot as he leaves the alley, the crossbar is no longer visible on the fence.
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