The Best of Buster Keaton: "The Goat"-1921-Buster Keaton- An extremely funny short comedy film-One of his best movies


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The Best of Buster Keaton

„The Goat", 1921, a short comedy film, represents young Buster Keaton at the peak of his powers and must certainly rank with the half-dozen best short comedies ever made. The Goat is twenty minutes of smoothly paced, expertly photographed, beautifully executed gags; two reels of non-stop comic invention driven by an intense undercurrent of paranoia and yet somehow leading to a happy ending -- which wasn't always the way with Buster's short comedies. (See Cops for one case where Fatalism ultimately got the