Director(s)Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton
Producer(s)Joseph M. Schenck
Top GenresComedy, Short Films, Silent Films
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One Week (1920) was a Silent Films - Comedy Film directed by Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline and produced by Joseph M. Schenck.

One Week was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2008.

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My First Time with Buster Keaton: One Week

By Virginie Pronovost on Feb 22, 2017 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Writing about Buster Keaton’s films has always been a pleasant experience for me. When Lea from Silent-Ology announced that she’ll be hosting the Buster Keaton Blogathon for a third consecutive year, I couldn’t skip this most amazing event. This year is a special one, as 2017 marks... Read full article

One Week (1920, Edward F. Cline and Buster Keaton)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 17, 2015 From The Stop Button

One Week is pretty much perfect. Directors Cline and Keaton structure the short beautifully. It takes place over a week, the passage of days torn off calendar pages, as newlyweds Keaton and Sybil Seely set up their home. Literally, set up; they’re constructing their own pre-fab and things go w... Read full article

One Week – 1920

By Michele on Sep 22, 2014 From Timeless Hollywood

One Week is a Buster Keaton short with Sybil Seely as his bride. It was the first to be released by Keaton on his own. Before he had been working with Roscoe ?Fatty? Arbuckle. Two newlyweds receive a build-it-yourself house that can be put together in one week as a wedding gift along with a piece of... Read full article

Buster Keaton in “One Week”

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jun 13, 2011 From Pretty Clever Films

It’s difficult to watch these early Buster Keaton films without applying hindsight. Pretty much the only lens I can view them through is the one colored by what I know (and love) about Keaton’s later feature film work. I’ll start my week of Buster Keaton reviews by saying, yes, the... Read full article

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This was Buster Keaton's first film appearance without Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle.
After two more appearances in Buster Keaton's shorts, Sybil Seely was replaced as leading lady by Virginia Fox. However, Buster asked her back for The Boat with the idea of combining it with this film into a four reel-feature. However, it never came to pass.
No models were used. All of the stunts were done with the full-sized house as seen on-screen.
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National Film Registry

One Week

Released 1920
Inducted 2008
(Short, Silent)

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Also directed by Edward F. Cline

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Also produced by Joseph M. Schenck

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Also released in 1920

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