Buster Keaton - Changing in Dressing Room
This film was used for many years by MGM as an example of a perfect comedy. The studio would get all its directors and producers to watch it and learn.
Tit for Tat
The film was almost lost forever. The master copy of it used today was made using a print that was found in Paris, in 1968.
Its the only one of Keatons MGM films that the most clearly shows his creative stamp, with the added polish of MGM production values. And it is one of Keatons masterpieces.
The original script gave Buster an entirely different humiliating-first-date scenario.But Buster being Buster ramped this up into the swimming pool scenario.
In 2005, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being 'culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant'.