Bert Haines


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General, The (1927) -- (Movie Clip) Cannon Engineer Johnnie (director and star Buster Keaton) has hijacked a cannon, which gives him problems, as he chases the Yankees who've stolen his locomotive, in The General, 1927.
General, The (1927) -- (Movie Clip) Big Shanty Johnnie (director and star Buster Keaton) gets his train stolen by Yankee spies, his ex-girl Annabelle (Marion Mack) aboard, and gives chase, in Keaton's 1927 masterpiece The General.
Battling Butler (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Go Out And Rough It Opening with his parents and valet (Snitz Edwards), director Buster Keaton is affluent milquetoast Alfred Butler, who agrees that camping might toughen him up, in Battling Butler, 1926, produced Joseph Schenck, distributed by Metro-Goldwyn, exteriors shot at the Talmadge on Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.
Battling Butler (1926) -- (Movie Clip) A Little Road Work In a panic to prevent his new wife (Sally O’Neil) realizing he’s not the lightweight champ boxer (Francis McDonald) who borrowed his name, Alfred “Battling” Butler (director and star Buster Keaton), aided by his valet (Snitz Edwards) contrives to act like he’s training with the real crew, in Battling Butler, 1926.
Battling Butler (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Put Up Your Hands Because the real lightweight champ who took his name has quit (in order to avoid fighting the dreaded “Alabama Murderer”), and to prevent his new wife finding out he’s not a boxer at all, director and star Buster Keaton trains, with his valet (Snitz Edwards) and coach (Tom Wilson), in Battling Butler, 1926.
Battling Butler (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Isn't She Pretty? Playing the over-resourced but incompetent hunter Alfred Butler (shooting along the Kern River, near Bakersfield), director and star Buster Keaton blunders around with his valet (Snitz Edwards), but is pleased to meet the charming “Mountain Girl” (Sally O’Neil), early in Battling Butler, 1926.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) William Canfield Jr. Meeting the son he hasn’t seen in many years, Bill (Ernest Torrence), with first-mate Tom (Lewis), is looking for a guy with a white carnation, not expecting the dandified college man William Jr. (Buster Keaton), the first appearance by the director and star, in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) Hat Shop Arrived in River Junction, his father (Ernest Torrence), alarmed at his appearance and tastes, brings the title character (director and star Buster Keaton) to the hat shop, a famous routine — certainly not the “mere slapstick” Keaton greatly disliked — from Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) Storm Clouds In The Offing Now committed to protecting his jailed father’s interest against rival King (Tom McGuire), hospitalized Bill (director and star Buster Keaton) is compelled into action by weather conditions, beginning the landmark action-comedy finalè of Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Go West (1925) -- (Movie Clip) Lasso Buster Keaton as "Friendless" Homer Holiday has trouble with a lasso, looking to round up a stray calf before the big cattle shipment, in Go West, 1925.
General, The (1927) -- (Movie Clip) Disgrace To The South Johnnie (director and star Buster Keaton) is thwarted in his attempt to join the Confederate army, girlfriend Annabelle (Marion Mack) not buying his legitimate excuse, early in The General, 1927.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) -- (Movie Clip) I'll Pick The Young Man Determined to make good on an invitation from Mary (Marion Byron), daughter of his dad's wealthy steamboat rival (Tom McGuire), Canfield Jr. (director and star Buster Keaton) employs an elaborate costume switch to evade his father (Ernest Torrence), in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.