Three Ages, The (Silent)

  • 1923 ----- b & w ----- 77 min ----- withdrawn -----
  • (With Buster Keaton, Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery) This was the first of the major Keaton full-length films, the structure of which was suggested by D. W. Griffith's Intolerance Two young men are in competition for the same girl in different epochs: the Stone Age, Ancient Rome and Prohibition America. (There is some nitrate damage visible on this print due to deterioration of the master materials.) (NOTE: Film should be projected at silent speed, ie. 18 frames/second.)
  • Topics: (Motion Pictures: Features, Motion Pictures: History, Motion Pictures: Comedy)