Buster's handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat.
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The boat carries a cargo of laughter explosives through an ocean full of Ticklish Tarpons. from stem to stern there are more ha-ha! and he-he! provokers than a sailor with a hipload of boiler fuel. (Print Ad- Evening Capitol, ((Annapolis, Md.)) 30 March 1922)
Did You Know?
The name of Buster Keaton
's boat, "Damfino", is a slurred variant of the expression "Damned if I know". This is made clear in the final gag, in which Keaton mouths the words (without intertitles) in answer to the question, "Where are we?" See more
When the boat rolls, Keaton's feet are in different positions to where he hailed his shoes to the floor. See more
Out on the broad Pacific darkness stumbled and fell.
Edited into Jekyll & Canada