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One of Keaton’s most iconic and brilliantly-constructed short films, Cops was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congressand selected for preservation in their National Film Registry in 1997.
Buster Keaton: Cops (1922) by Lost_Shangri_La_Horizon
This film tells a complete story–more so than almost any other Chaplin short.
The film was highly successful and critically hailed, and it cemented Lloyd’s status as a major figure in early motion pictures. It is still popular at revivals, and it is viewed today as one of the great film comedies.