The Playhouse

Directed by Buster Keaton, Eddie Cline
Starring Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts, Virginia Fox
Theatrical Release Date September 24, 1921
Run Time 23 min

In this classic short about a theater production gone awry, Buster Keaton plays a stagehand who dreams he is every character in a vaudeville show.


Restored by Cineteca di Bologna at L'Immagine Ritrovata Laboratory in association with Cohen Film Collection.

Name Role
Joseph M. Schenck Producer
Buster Keaton Director
Buster Keaton Cast Member
Buster Keaton Writer
Joe Roberts Cast Member
Virginia Fox Cast Member
Eddie Cline Director
Eddie Cline Writer
Run time 23 min
Year Completed 1921