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Doughboys

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[[Performer~P96995~Buster Keaton~busterkeaton]]'s second starring talkie finds him cast as wealthy, pampered Elmer, who heads down to the local employment office to hire a new chauffeur. Elmer isn't aware that the office has been converted into a World War I recruiting center, and before he knows it, he's in an ill-fitting uniform, enduring the verbal cannonades of sergeant [[Performer~P8831~Ed Brophy~edwardsbrophy]]. The film's plot is based in part on Keaton's own wartime experiences, notably the bit...more

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