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Silent film ‘The  Navigator,’ Sunday

  • 1924: Promotional portrait of actor and director Buster Keaton (1895 - 1966) wearing a sailor suit and holding a life preserver from the film, 'The Navigator,' directed by Keaton and Donald Crisp.

    1924: Promotional portrait of actor and director Buster Keaton (1895 - 1966) wearing a sailor suit and holding a life preserver from the film, 'The Navigator,' directed by Keaton and Donald Crisp.

  • 1924: American comedian Buster Keaton (1895-1966) wearing a deep-sea diver suit with his trademark hat perched on top in a scene from his latest film 'The Navigator'.

    1924: American comedian Buster Keaton (1895-1966) wearing a deep-sea diver suit with his trademark hat perched on top in a scene from his latest film 'The Navigator'.

  • 1924: Promotional portrait of actor and director Buster Keaton (1895 - 1966) wearing a sailor suit and holding a life preserver from the film, 'The Navigator,' directed by Keaton and Donald Crisp.
  • 1924: American comedian Buster Keaton (1895-1966) wearing a deep-sea diver suit with his trademark hat perched on top in a scene from his latest film 'The Navigator'.

The 1924 silent film, “The Navigator,” starring Buster Keaton will be screened at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

“The Navigator” follows the adventures of wealthy nitwit Rollo Treadway (Keaton) and his pampered girlfriend, who find themselves adrift alone on a massive ocean liner, creating classic comedy in the process.

Filmed at sea on a real ocean liner, Keaton turned the ship into the largest prop in comedy history.

The program, which concludes a summer season of silent films set at sea, will be accompanied by live music performed by Jeff Rapsis.

Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5.

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