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[[WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]...[[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant right.]]

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[[WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]... [[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant right.]]

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* ActorAllusion: During the hat-buying sequence, Keaton's character is handed a copy of his trademark pork pie hat, which he instantly flings away in disgust.


[[WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]...[[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[IThoughtItMeant right.]]

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[[WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]...[[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant right.]]


[[SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]...[[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[IThoughtItMeant right.]]

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[[SteamboatWillie [[WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie Doo-doodoo-doo]]...[[WeirdAlEffect Oh,]] [[IThoughtItMeant right.]]


* DrowningPit: Bill Sr. drowning in his prison cell, after the cyclone blows the tornado

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* DrowningPit: Bill Sr. drowning in his prison cell, after the cyclone blows the tornadojail cabin into the river.

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* IconicOutfit: The famous porkpie hat is used for a gag. Bill Sr., horrified at Bill Jr.'s dumb beret, takes him to a hat shop. He tries on a succession of hats that are almost but not quite identical to his standard porkpie. When he finally gets the porkpie, he quickly throws it away.


Arguably Creator/BusterKeaton's most famous film, this silent movie from [[TheRoaringTwenties 1928]] stars Keaton as a steamboat owner's son, who hasn't seen his father since he was very young. Bill Jr. is clumsy, sloppy, and likes a girl who is the daughter of a rival steamboat captain. Eventually his father gets fed up and tells him to return to UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}. As he's about to go, his father's steamboat is condemned and his father arrested in a situation instigated by the rival. He tears up the train ticket to Boston, and breaks his father out of jail. There's a big storm, and things blow around that really shouldn't blow around. Eventually, he manages to save his father, the rival, and the daughter from the storm. Presumably they get along after this, although it's not actually shown.

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Arguably One of Creator/BusterKeaton's most famous film, films, this silent movie from [[TheRoaringTwenties 1928]] stars Keaton as a steamboat owner's son, who hasn't seen his father since he was very young. Bill Jr. is clumsy, sloppy, and likes a girl named Kitty King who is the daughter of a rival steamboat captain. Eventually his father gets fed up and tells him to return to UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}. As he's about to go, his father's steamboat is condemned and his father arrested in a situation instigated by the rival. He tears up the train ticket to Boston, and breaks his father out of jail. There's a big storm, and things blow around that really shouldn't blow around. Eventually, he manages to save his father, the rival, and the daughter from the storm. Presumably they get along after this, although it's not actually shown.

Buster Keaton's last film as an independent filmmaker. It did poorly at the box office. After this film he signed a contract with [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]], which led to the loss of his artistic independence and soon the ruin of his career.



* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene in ''Film/{{Project A 2}}''.

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* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene As Buster is standing in ''Film/{{Project A 2}}''.front of a building, the whole front facade of the building falls down on Buster--but fortunately the open window nearly fits over the spot where Buster is standing.
* TheDandy: Bill Jr., who arrives at his father's steamboat in a beret, an ornate suit, and a ridiculous pencil mustache. His rough, tough father is horrified.
* DrowningPit: Bill Sr. drowning in his prison cell, after the cyclone blows the tornado



* DrowningPit: Bill Sr. drowning in his prison cell.



* StarCrossedLovers
* AStormIsComing

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* StarCrossedLovers
StarCrossedLovers: Bill Jr.'s father and Kitty's father are owners of rival steamboats.
* AStormIsComingAStormIsComing: So says the local newspaper. Sure enough, a cyclone comes and wrecks the town.


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* DrowningPit: Bill Sr. drowning in his prison cell.


* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene in ''ProjectA 2''.

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* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene in ''ProjectA 2''.''Film/{{Project A 2}}''.


Arguably BusterKeaton's most famous film, this silent movie from [[TheRoaringTwenties 1928]] stars Keaton as a steamboat owner's son, who hasn't seen his father since he was very young. Bill Jr. is clumsy, sloppy, and likes a girl who is the daughter of a rival steamboat captain. Eventually his father gets fed up and tells him to return to UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}. As he's about to go, his father's steamboat is condemned and his father arrested in a situation instigated by the rival. He tears up the train ticket to Boston, and breaks his father out of jail. There's a big storm, and things blow around that really shouldn't blow around. Eventually, he manages to save his father, the rival, and the daughter from the storm. Presumably they get along after this, although it's not actually shown.

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Arguably BusterKeaton's Creator/BusterKeaton's most famous film, this silent movie from [[TheRoaringTwenties 1928]] stars Keaton as a steamboat owner's son, who hasn't seen his father since he was very young. Bill Jr. is clumsy, sloppy, and likes a girl who is the daughter of a rival steamboat captain. Eventually his father gets fed up and tells him to return to UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}. As he's about to go, his father's steamboat is condemned and his father arrested in a situation instigated by the rival. He tears up the train ticket to Boston, and breaks his father out of jail. There's a big storm, and things blow around that really shouldn't blow around. Eventually, he manages to save his father, the rival, and the daughter from the storm. Presumably they get along after this, although it's not actually shown.


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Tropes !!Tropes include:


* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene in ''ProjectA''.

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* ByWallThatIsHoley: The TropeMaker. Directly inspired JackieChan's scene in ''ProjectA''.''ProjectA 2''.


* BlatantLies: "[[JailBake That]] must of happened when the dough fell in the tool chest."

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* BlatantLies: "[[JailBake That]] must of have happened when the dough fell in the tool chest."

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