Buster Keaton filmography

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These are the films of American actor, comedian, and filmmaker Buster Keaton.

Short films[edit]

Starring Roscoe Arbuckle, featuring Buster Keaton[edit]

Release date Title Credited as
Writer Director Role
April 23, 1917 The Butcher Boy Roscoe Arbuckle Roscoe Arbuckle
Joseph Anthony Roach
Buster
June 25, 1917 The Rough House Buster Keaton
Roscoe Arbuckle
Buster Keaton
Roscoe Arbuckle
Gardener / Delivery Boy / Cop
August 20, 1917 His Wedding Night ? ? Delivery boy
September 30, 1917 Oh Doctor! Roscoe Arbuckle Jean C. Havez
Joseph Anthony Roach
Junior Holepoke
October 29, 1917 Coney Island ? ? Rival / Cop with mustache
December 10, 1917 A Country Hero2 ? ? Vaudeville artist
January 20, 1918 Out West ? ? Sheriff / Saloon owner
March 18, 1918 The Bell Boy ? ? Bellboy
May 13, 1918 Moonshine ? ? Revenue agent
July 6, 1918 Good Night, Nurse! ? ? Dr. Hampton / Woman with umbrella
September 15, 1918 The Cook ? ? Waiter
September 7, 1919 Back Stage ? ? Stagehand
October 26, 1919 The Hayseed ? ? Manager, general store
January 11, 1920 The Garage ? ? Mechanic / Fireman
  1. ^ No copies of A Country Hero are known to exist.

Starring Buster Keaton[edit]

Release date Title Credited as
Writer Director Role
September 1, 1920 One Week Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The groom
October 27, 1920 Convict 13 Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Gardener / Golfer turned prisoner / Guard
December 22, 1920 Neighbors Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The boy
December 22, 1920 The Scarecrow Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Farmhand
February 10, 1921 The Haunted House Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Bank clerk
March 14, 1921 Hard Luck Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Suicidal boy
April 12, 1921 The High Sign Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Our hero
May 18, 1921 The Goat Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Buster Keaton
October 6, 1921 The Playhouse Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Audience / Orchestra / Mr. Brown - First Minstrel / Second Minstrel / Interctors / Stagehand
November 10, 1921 The Boat Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The boat builder
January 1922 The Paleface Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Little Chief Paleface
March 1922 Cops Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The young man
May 1922 My Wife's Relations Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The husband
July 21, 1922 The Blacksmith Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Blacksmith's assistant
August 28, 1922 The Frozen North Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The bad man
October 1922 The Electric House Buster Keaton Buster Keaton
November 1922 Day Dreams Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The young man
January 22, 1923 The Balloonatic Buster Keaton Buster Keaton The young man
March 1923 The Love Nest Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Buster Keaton

Starring Buster Keaton, for Educational Pictures[edit]

Release date Title Credited as
Writer Director Role
March 16, 1934 The Gold Ghost ? Buster Keaton Wally
May 25, 1934 Allez Oop ? Buster Keaton Elmer
January 11, 1935 Palooka from Paducah ? ? Jim Diltz
February 22, 1935 One Run Elmer ? Buster Keaton Elmer
March 15, 1935 Hayseed Romance ? ? Elmer Dolittle
May 3, 1935 Tars and Stripes ? Buster Keaton Apprentice seaman Elmer Doolittle
August 9, 1935 The E-Flat Man ? ? Elmer
October 25, 1935 The Timid Young Man ? ? Milton
January 3, 1936 Three on a Limb ? ? Elmer Brown
February 21, 1936 Grand Slam Opera Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Elmer Butts
August 21, 1936 Blue Blazes ? Buster Keaton Elmer
October 9, 1936 The Chemist ? ? Elmer Triple
November 20, 1936 Mixed Magic ? Buster Keaton Elmer "Happy" Butterworth
January 8, 1937 Jail Bait ? ?
February 12, 1937 Ditto ? ? The forgotten man
March 26, 1937 Love Nest on Wheels ? Buster Keaton Elmer

Starring Buster Keaton, for Columbia Pictures[edit]

Release date Title Credited as
Writer Director Role
June 16, 1939 Pest from the West Buster Keaton ? Sir
August 11, 1939 Mooching Through Georgia Buster Keaton ? Homer Cobb
January 19, 1940 Nothing But Pleasure ? ? Clarence Plunkett
March 22, 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks ? ? Elmer - Newspaper Copyboy
June 28, 1940 The Taming of the Snood ? ? Buster Keaton
September 20, 1940 The Spook Speaks ? ? Buster
December 13, 1940 His Ex Marks the Spot ? ? Buster - the husband
February 21, 1941 So You Won't Squawk! ? ? Eddie
September 18, 1941 General Nuisance ? ? Peter Lamar - Jr.
November 20, 1941 She's Oil Mine ? ? Buster Waters, plumber

Starring Buster Keaton, for independent producers[edit]

Release date Title Credited as
Writer Director Role
1952 A Paradise for Buster ? ? Buster
October 2, 1965 The Railrodder ? ? The man
January 8, 1966 Film ? ? The man
January 8, 1966 The Scribe ? ? Journalist

Feature films[edit]

Starring Buster Keaton[edit]

With Buster Keaton, in featured or cameo roles[edit]

Television appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What's My Line?: EPISODE #378". TV.com. 
  2. ^ Keaton, Buster; Samuels, Charles (1960). My Wonderful World of Slapstick. Doubleday. ISBN 0-306-80178-7. 

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