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Neighbors (1920)

A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.

Directors:

Edward F. Cline (as Eddie Cline), Buster Keaton (as 'Buster' Keaton)

Writers:

Buster Keaton (as 'Buster' Keaton), Edward F. Cline (as Eddie Cline)
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Storyline

The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Short | Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1920 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Backyard See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 18955 delivered on 1923. See more »

Quotes

His Father: He's my son and I'll break his neck any way I please!
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Featured in Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) See more »

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Some very nice stunt work, but not one of Keaton's best
3 May 2007 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Buster is in love with his next door neighbor, but her father hates Buster and won't allow them to see each other. As a result, again and again, Buster does a lot of crazy stunts in order to see her--as well as eventually kidnap her so they can elope. The stunts are amazing and this is a very good movie. However, if it weren't for all his better brilliant films, I might have scored this a bit higher. But films such as STEAMBOAT BILL, JR., COPS, OUR HOSPITALITY and THE PLAY HOUSE (among others) are simply better than NEIGHBORS. So, I would recommend you try watching these other films and then come back to it. Still, it's enjoyable and fun.


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