Cops (1922) was a Short Films Film directed by Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline and produced by Joseph M. Schenck.
Cops was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1997.
Quickie Review – The Super Cops (1974)By Michael on Jan 26, 2016 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
Part buddy cop movie, part let’s fight police corruption movie, The Super Cops works pretty well as at least light entertainment. This is definitely one time where you should think Starsky and Hutch much more than say Serpico or even Lethal Weapon. The setting is early 70s New York, and newly ... Read full article
Good Cops, Bad Cops – 70’s Cop Movies and Today’s HeadlinesBy Michael on Dec 18, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
I generally try to keep politics and other real-world events from seeping into this blog, preferring to keep it instead devoted to the Reel World. However… I had a couple of articles skitter across my desk this week that gave me a thought. The first was one from the Los Angeles Times headlined... Read full article
Top Movie Cops: Dave Bannion (The Big Heat)By monty on Feb 10, 2013 From All Good Things
Tough cop Dave Bannion about to start some s@^t! Name: Dave Bannion Occupation: Detective Sergeant First appearance: The Big Heat (1953) Number of films: 1 Enemies: Mike Lagana (head crime boss); Vince Stone (Lagana's right hand man) Family and friends: Katie (wife); Joyce (daughter); Debby Marsh (S... Read full article
Top Movie Cops: Frank BullittBy monty on Feb 6, 2013 From All Good Things
Lt. Frank Bullitt, SFPD Name: Frank Bullitt Occupation: Police Lieutenant, San Francisco Police First appearance: Bullitt (1968) Number of films: 1 Enemies: Politician Walter Chalmers, The Organization Friends: Cathy (girlfriend); Sergeant Delgetti, Detective Stanton, Captain Bennet (his boss) H... Read full article
Top Movie Cops - a new seriesBy monty on Feb 3, 2013 From All Good Things
I love cop movies. From the classics to the modern films. The police procedural. The cop buddy film. The cop undercover film. All kinds. So I thought it would be cool to do a weekly feature on what I think are some of the best movie cops. And since Bruce Willis is returning as John McClane for the f... Read full article
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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1997.
In the scene where Buster lights his cigarette from the lit fuse of the anarchist's bomb he is, knowingly or not, mirroring the darkest day in Harold Lloyd's life. On 24 August 1919, Harold Lloyd was posing for gag photographs at the Witzel Studios. He thought it would be funny to light a cigarette from the fuse of a prop anarchist's bomb. When the bomb proved to be real, he lost his right thumb, index finger, and 30% of his palm. In addition, he was completely blind for 3 months and half blind for an additional three.
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