Foppish college boy William Canfield, Jr. (Buster Keaton) returns home to visit his riverboat captain father, who disapproves of the lad's effete ways, in this silent comedy. Dad tries to teach his reluctant junior the business, but matters really come to a head when young Bill falls for the daughter of his father's arch rival, his dad gets arrested, and a hurricane approaches. Classic Keaton gags abound, including the famous falling housefront scene. Ernest Torrence and Marion Byron co-star. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: mono music score. Silent with music score.