Saturday, January 28, 2012
Battling Butler (1926)
Starring Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neill, Walter James, Budd Fine, Francis McDonald, and Mary O'Brien. Directed by Buster Keaton. A wimpy millionaire goes on vacation with his valet and falls in love with a beautiful young girl who barely acknowledges his existence. Without his master's knowledge, the valet tells the valet that his boss is in reality boxing champion Battling Butler. The real champ gets wind of this deception and decides to allow the man to continue the charade, fully intending to mop the floor with the puny millionaire in the boxing ring.