The just out of college effete son of a no-nonsense steamboat captain comes to visit his father whom he's not seen since he was little.

  1. Carl Harbaugh


  2. Charles Reisner


  3. Buster Keaton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Buster Keaton

    Buster Keaton

    William 'Willie' Canfield Jr.

  2. Ernest Torrence

    Ernest Torrence

    William 'Steamboat Bill' Canfield Sr.

  3. Tom McGuire

    Tom McGuire

    John James 'J.J.' King

  4. Marion Byron

    Marion Byron

    J.J. King's Daughter Kitty

  5. Tom Lewis

    First and Last Mate Tom Carter

Full Cast & Crew

Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Steamboat Bill, Jr.



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 12, 1928


  • May 20, 1928


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 10m

Budget -

Revenue -



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