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Battling Butler
Directed by:
Buster Keaton

Released in the USA on September 19 of 1926, "Battling Butler" (also known as "Buster Keaton, der Killer von Alabama", "Schlag auf Schlag", "Se perdo la pazienza...") is a Comedy film directed by Buster Keaton . Buster Keaton and Sally O'Neil are starring, alongside Walter James, Francis McDonald, Mary O'Brien and Tom Wilson.

Who directed "Battling Butler":

Battling Butler was directed by Buster Keaton, an American actor, director, writer, and producer.

Before directing Battling Butler, Buster Keaton had directed Go West, released in 1925, The Navigator (1924), Our Hospitality (1923). Since, he directed The General, released in 1927, College (1927), Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928), The Cameraman (1928), Spite Marriage (1929), and Hollywood Cavalcade (1939).

When was "Battling Butler" released:

Battling Butler was first released in the United States on Sunday, September 19, 1926. Also released on Sunday, September 19, 1926 have been The Gay Deceiver (dir. John M. Stahl) and The Strong Man (dir. Frank Capra). This was ninety-two (92) years ago.

What is the casting of "Battling Butler":

At the casting of Battling Butler we find Buster Keaton, previously seen in Go West (1925) and The Navigator (1924); Sally O'Neil (The Auction Block (1926), Mike (1926)); Walter James (The Seventh Bandit (1926), Little Annie Rooney (1925)) [ more... ]

  • Tom Wilson and Francis McDonald also appeared together in Texas Lady, released in 1955.
  • Eddie Borden and Buster Keaton also worked together in Li'l Abner, released in 1940.

What is the Storyline of "Battling Butler":

Alfred's father wants him to make a man of himself so sends him off on a hunting and fishing trip. He doesn't catch or shoot anything, but he does fall in love with a mountain girl. When her father and brothers laugh at this they are told that he is Alfred "Battling" Butler, the championship fighter. From there on the masquerade must be maintained.


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