Although Fatty Arbuckle was already huge star by 1917 when this film was released, 'The Butcher Boy's historical value lies in the fact that it marked as the film debut of no other than the all magnificent Buster Keaton. He played supporting role, but still managed to show off some off his amazing comedic stunt skills while somersaulting through door or climbing on the shelf.
The film is pretty mediocre slapstick stuff without inventiveness and with very few actually hilarious moments. Still, it is entertaining enough to not feel bored.
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