The High Sign
+ Slate's Dana Stevens
This week we discuss The High Sign with -- who else? -- @TheHighSign! That is Dana Stevens, film critic at Slate and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest.
THE HIGH SIGN
Directed by Buster Keaton and Edward Cline
Release Date: April 21, 1921
Total Running Time: 21 minutes
When Buster finds himself assigned to kill the very gentleman he's been hired to protect, he has to choose between his commitment to his new society and his yearning to commit to the gentleman's daughter.
Buster Keaton: The Man
Bartine Burkett Zane: Miss Nickelnurser
Al St. John: Man Hit During Target Practice