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Battling Butler (1926) was a Comedy - Silent Films Film directed by Buster Keaton and produced by Buster Keaton and Joseph M. Schenck.

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Kino to Release Buster Keaton’s Go West & Battling Butler on Blu-ray

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Sep 20, 2011 From Pretty Clever Films

Buster Keaton in Go West Attention all you Blu-ray owners (of whom I’m becoming increasingly envious, by the way) Kino is all set to release Buster Keaton’s Go West and Battling Butler on Blu-ray on September 27. Both of these Keaton gems have had some restoration work, new scores, and c... Read full article

Review: Kino Classics' "Go West" & "Battling Butler"

By Janelle Vreeland on Sep 14, 2011 From Curtains

It wasn't until just before his death in 1966 that Buster Keaton began to receive the attention and respect he deserved as the genius of silent film that he was. Unlike some of his contemporaries, time has been kind to Keaton and his work. Most of his films have survived the nitrate-fueled fires tha... Read full article

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The musical play, "Battling Butler," opened in London on 8 December 1922. Its book was written by Stanley Brightman and Austin Melford, with music by Philip Braham and lyrics by Douglas Furber.
Although Buster Keaton is billed above the title on the title page, he is billed #8 in comprehensive cast list later in the opening credits.
The close-up of Alfred Butler's hands as he opens the box with the wedding ring inside was shot with a hand double, since Buster Keaton was missing the tip of his right index finger.
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