GO WEST (Buster Keaton, 1925)

Combining amiable slapstick and atmosphere, Buster Keaton’s comical western, Go West, follows Friendless, Keaton’s character, as he hops trains both east and west, leaving his small town in Indiana, in hopes of finding a job. The earnest youth suffers from low “social standing,” which taxes employment prospects in the Land of Opportunity. The cut from […]