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The Railrodder (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 2 October 1965 (USA)
After literally walking to Canada from England, Buster takes a cross-country trip across Canada on a railway motorcar (speeder).

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Gerald Potterton, Buster Keaton (uncredited) | 1 more credit »
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After reading an newspaper advertisement in the London Times about touring Canada, an elderly Englishman decides to do just that. Following his long walk across the Atlantic Ocean, Keaton travels along the Canadian National Railway tracks on a railway motorcar (speeder), performing a few stunts reminiscent of those in his younger days. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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Comedy | Short

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

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None

Release Date:

2 October 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Railroader See more »

Filming Locations:

Entrance, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Silent

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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Buster Keaton's final silent film, he passed away four months after its release. See more »

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Edited into 50 ans (1989) See more »

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Even in his final days he still had it.
7 January 2007 | by Hailey-7See all my reviews

Buster Keaton was a star in the early days of film, this delightful little piece from 1965 proves he still had that pizazz that makes a great comedy star to till the very end. Falling off London Bridge in England and swimming all the way to Canada is one many funny, great things to be seen in this movie, but I think it really mostly highlights, Canada and it's railroad, plus you get to see the country's scenic beauty and places of the House of Parlament, all along the way and a great Jazz/Country/Bluegrass/Classical score to boot. Let's not forget Buster dodging mighty trains all along the way and doing other crazy stuff.


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