Cinema: The New Pictures Jun. 2, 1924

Sherlock, Jr. A cinema operator (Buster Keaton) falls asleep at his machine and dreams he is a great detective—the kind that only the cinema can produce. The unexpected, fantastic dream situations lend themselves to some remarkable trick effects, including one in which Buster walks right out of an audience and into a picture on the screen, only to be promptly hurled back into the audience by one of the players acting on the silver sheet.

The Code of the Sea. This picture contains some very authentic thrills, even laying hold of the...

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