Day Dreams (1922) Online
Buster goes away to the city to prove to his girl's father he can succeed. He writes her of his various jobs which she glorifies in her imagination. She sees a surgeon, he is a vet's assistant; she sees him cleaning up on Wall Street, he's really a janitor.
|Complete credited cast:|
|Buster Keaton||-||The Young Man|
|Renée Adorée||-||The Girl (as Renee Adoree)|
Although existing prints are incomplete with such scenes as Buster Keaton working in a hospital etc remaining lost, however, a scene in which Renée Adorée imagines Keaton to be a policeman have been rediscovered and restored and is presented as an extra on the Keaton Plus DVD available from Kino.
The chase for this film was shot in San Francisco, far from Buster Keaton's Los Angeles studio. Historians suggest that Keaton wanted to be close to his friend Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle who was on trial there for the murder of Virginia Rappe.
Surviving prints of this film are incomplete.
The only film in which Buster Keaton cast Renée Adorée as his leading lady. Adorée was then a minor starlet at Fox Films, years before she won fame at MGM with Die Parade des Todes (1925). Keaton reportedly made an uncredited cameo appearance in the 1929 MGM feature Goldjäger in Kalifornien (1929), starring Adorée.