BOOTLEG FILES 016: “Boom in the Moon” (obscure Mexican sci-fi comedy starring Buster Keaton in his last starring feature film role).
LAST SEEN: One-time screening in New York in 2001.
AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: On the USA Home Video label in 1987 for a very brief period.
REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: The film has a terrible reputation–which it doesn’t really deserve.
CHANCES OF SEEING A HOME VIDEO/DVD RELEASE: Unlikely, given the problems in distributing such a title.
BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: Available on a “collector-to-collector” basis from several Buster Keaton fan appreciation sites.
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