Buster stars as Ronald, a small-town, academically-inclined freshman who applies his wiry physique to a series of sports, in order to impress a fellow student (Anne Cornwall). He seems destined for failure, but when Mary is accosted by an overzealous rival (Harold Goodwin), Ronald discovers within himself an untapped wellspring of athleticism.
New 2K DCP restoration done in conjunction with Cineteca di Bologna with a stereo score by Rodney Sauer
Neighbors (Edward Cline & Buster Keaton, 1921, U.S., 21m, 4K)
The classic Pyramus and Thisbe legend takes a ribbing in this funny tale about two tenement lovers who are separated by a high backyard fence. Buster nonchalantly performs daring acrobatic feats as he traverses clotheslines, teeter-totters and telephone poles to reach his beloved.
New 4K DCP restoration done in conjunction with Cineteca di Bologna with a stereo score by Jon Mirsalis