Skip to content

Back to Blu-ray
Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton: The Saphead - The Masters of Cinema Series

£21.99

Released: 22nd August 2023. Silent comedy starring Buster Keaton in his first feature-length film. Bertie Van Alstyne (Keaton) is the spoiled son of wealthy silver mine owner Nicholas Van Alstyne (William H. Crane). His plan to marry Agnes (Beulah Booker), the woman he loves, is ruined when his sister's husband Mark (Irving Cummings) forces Bertie to pretend he is the father of Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark then comes close to destroying the family business by selling all of their stock. It is up to Bertie to put things right and save the business before it's too late.

More info

There was an error adding this product to your basket. Please try again.

Ring & Reserve

*Availability subject to change.

To reserve this item in store, call: 03333 230 667

Delivery to the UK only
*Free UK delivery on orders over £20
(exclusions apply)
Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Click & Collect
Get it delivered to a store near you with FREE Click & Collect available on this product.
  • Details

    Released:
    22nd August 2023
    Category:
    Comedy
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5060000704693
  • Description

    Silent comedy starring Buster Keaton in his first feature-length film. Bertie Van Alstyne (Keaton) is the spoiled son of wealthy silver mine owner Nicholas Van Alstyne (William H. Crane). His plan to marry Agnes (Beulah Booker), the woman he loves, is ruined when his sister's husband Mark (Irving Cummings) forces Bertie to pretend he is the father of Mark's illegitimate daughter. Mark then comes close to destroying the family business by selling all of their stock. It is up to Bertie to put things right and save the business before it's too late.
    Region Code:
    Region B
    Duration:
    84 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English Intertitles, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:1.33, Booklet, Commentary: Audio commentary with film historian and writer David Kalat; Audio commentary on 'The Scribe' by director John Sebert and Chris Seguin., Documentaries: 'A Pair of Sapheads'., Interviews: 'Buster Keaton in Conversation With Kevin Brownlow (1964); Buster Keaton Interview (1958); Buster Keaton Radio Interview., Isloated Score, Video essay by David Cairns; Complete alternate version of 'The Saphead', comprised entirely of variant takes and camera angles; 'The Scribe' (1966) short film starring Buster Keaton.
  • Delivery and Returns

    Delivery charges

    • Orders under £20 - £2.99 postage fee
    • Orders £20 and over - FREE*
    • Click & Collect - FREE**
    • Express Delivery - £5.99
    *Selected items are only available for shipping via a dedicated delivery service for a charge.
    **Selected items are only available for delivery using Click & Collect to an hmv or FOPP store of your choice.

    For more information, please visit the ‘Delivery’ section of our Help Centre.


    When will my order arrive?

    • We aim to dispatch orders within 24 hours* 
    • Standard delivery is a Royal Mail Tracked 48® service and usually arrives within 2-5 working days, including Saturdays. 
    • Express delivery is either a Royal Mail Tracked 24® or DPD service, for delivery within two working days (if ordered by 2pm, Monday to Friday - excluding public holidays).
    • We’ll aim to dispatch pre-orders so that you receive them on the release date.
    *Items must be in stock to be dispatched within these timeframes. Where an item is 'Back in stock soon', we'll aim to receive more stock within a week and will dispatch orders once the stock has arrived.

    For more information, please visit the ‘Delivery’ section of our Help Centre.

    Will you tell me when my order is on its way?

    • We’ll send you a dispatch email when your items are on their way, but you can also check the status of your order in your account.
    • We don’t always ship everything together so check your dispatch email for more details - we’ll send you a dispatch email per parcel.
    • If your order contains items that are out of stock, we’ll ship the in-stock items as soon as we can and will dispatch the out-of-stock items as soon as we’ve received more stock.
    For more information, please visit the ‘Delivery’ section of our Help Centre.


    Trusted Suppliers

    Products labelled '*item fulfilled by Exertis on behalf of hmv' will be supplied to you directly by Exertis via their approved couriers. When you place an order for an item that is fulfilled by Exertis, your details shall be forwarded to them so that they can fulfil the order, and to their courier so that they can deliver the item.


    Returns

    • We're happy to accept returns for unwanted items provided that they're returned within 14 days of receipt; unopened, unused and in perfect condition.
    • Some exclusions apply, please visit the ‘Returns’ section of our Help Centre for more details. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Sign-up for emails

Sign-up for emails

Sign-up for emails

I'd love to hear about offers and promotions from hmv*