She's Oil Mine

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She's Oil Mine
Directed by Jules White
Produced by Jules White
Written by Clyde Bruckman
Felix Adler
Starring Buster Keaton
Monte Collins
Eddie Laughton
Elsie Adams
Harry Semels
Bud Jamison
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
Edited by Jerome Thoms
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • November 20, 1941 (1941-11-20)
Running time
17 mins.
Country United States
Language English

She's Oil Mine is the last short subject American comedian Buster Keaton made for Columbia Pictures. Keaton made a total of ten films for the studio between 1939 and 1941.


Keaton and Monte Collins appear as Waters and Piper, plumbers. During a busy day in their shop, an heiress (Elsie Ames) flees from a persistent suitor (Eddie Laughton). The jealous suitor challenges Keaton to a duel.


The film is a reworking of Keaton's 1932 feature The Passionate Plumber.

After making 10 shorts for Columbia, Keaton chose not to renew his contract and opted for supporting roles in feature films. Columbia continued to offer the Keaton comedies to theaters well into the 1960s.

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