Director: Buster Keaton
Production Company: Metro Pictures Corporation
Release Date: April 21, 1924
The projectionist and janitor in a small-town movie theater longs to be a master detective and win the heart of a local girl but is framed for theft by a conniving rival suitor and banished. Heartbroken, Buster returns to work and falls asleep, dreaming himself into the movie where he unravels the thievery and brings the scoundrel to justice as the great detective Sherlock Jr. This new score for one of the funniest films in cinematic history was originally commissioned by the Dallas Chamber Symphony.
Instrumentation / Technical Details:
Flute/Piccolo, Clarinet, 1 or 2 Pianos, Percussion, String Quartet, Double Bass
*Multiple Versions Available
Duration: 45 minutes
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