The Haunted House (1921 film)
|The Haunted House|
Theatrical poster for The Haunted House (1921)
|Directed by||Edward F. Cline
|Produced by||Joseph M. Schenck|
|Written by||Edward F. Cline
Edward F. Cline
|Editing by||Elgin Lessley|
|Distributed by||Metro Pictures|
|Release dates||February 10, 1921|
|Running time||21 minutes|
- For the 1913 film, see The Haunted House (1913 film).
The Haunted House is a 1921 short comedy film starring comedian Buster Keaton. It was written and directed by Keaton and Edward F. Cline. The runtime is 21 minutes. One of the more memorable sequences of the film involves bank teller Buster spilling glue all over his counter, reminiscent of a scene in his first film The Butcher Boy.
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Buster Keaton is a bank teller who becomes involved in a hold-up, counterfeiters, and a theatrical troupe posing as spooks in a haunted house.
The film ends with a famous sequence of Keaton ascending to heaven, and then descending to Hades.
- Buster Keaton - Bank Clerk
- Virginia Fox - Bank President's Daughter
- Joe Roberts - Bank Cashier
- Edward F. Cline - Customer in Bank
- Natalie Talmadge - Fainting Female Bank Customer (uncredited)
- The short film The Haunted House is available for free download at the Internet Archive [more]
- The Haunted House at the Internet Movie Database
- The Haunted House at allmovie
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