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The Saphead (1920) was a Comedy - Silent Films Film directed by Herbert Blaché and produced by Marcus Loew.

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O Pesado (1920) / The Saphead (1920)

By L? on Feb 19, 2019 From Critica Retro

O Pesado (1920) / The Saphead (1920) Uma pe?a da Broadway chamada “The New Henrietta” permitiu que dois dos maiores atores do cinema mudo renovassem suas carreiras. Depois de estrelar a pe?a na Broadway em 1915, Douglas Fairbanks era a escolha ?bvia para protagonizar a adapta??o ... Read full article


Buster Keaton in The Saphead (1920) from Kino Classics

By Jill Blake on Jul 17, 2012 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence

The Blu-ray release of?Herbert Blach?’s?The Saphead?(1920) is the latest addition to Kino’s extensive catalog of Buster Keaton films.?The Saphead?holds the distinction of being Keaton’s first feature length motion picture. Prior to this movie, he starred in a number of two-reel sho... Read full article


O Pesado (1920) / The Saphead (1920)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

O Pesado (1920) / The Saphead (1920) Uma pe?a da Broadway chamada “The New Henrietta” permitiu que dois dos maiores atores do cinema mudo renovassem suas carreiras. Depois de estrelar a pe?a na Broadway em 1915, Douglas Fairbanks era a escolha ?bvia para protagonizar a adapta??o ... Read full article


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Bertie: All they do here is knock off hats, but I enjoy it. It occupies the mind.


Bertie: Do all these seats cost 100,000 dollars?


Bertie: I'm good. I've tried my best to get over it - but I can't - and I still kneel down and say my prayers every morning - before I go to bed.


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One of the few Buster Keaton films in which a hand double is used in a close-up shot to avoid showing that Keaton was missing his right index fingertip.
Buster Keaton was recommended for the role by Douglas Fairbanks, who had created the role on Broadway and turned down the chance to play it again in the film.
This was Buster Keaton's first feature film.
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Also directed by Herbert Blaché


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