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Keaton, Buster 1895-1966

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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

352 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Richard Lester( Visual )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

72 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer/director's most touching films. Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat. A glimmer of hope arrives when he meets a beautiful but melancholy ballerina who lives downstairs
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

78 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

116 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

62 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
College by James W Horne( Visual )

104 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. [The blacksmith] Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

62 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Seven chances( Visual )

42 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven chances: A romantically jinxed young man must marry by 7 PM to inherit seven million dollars. While fate seems to thwart his efforts to woo the object of his true affection, public announcement of his strange predicament provides him with a throng of would-be brides. Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them. The balloonatic: Buster and Phyllis endure a number of outdoor adventures trying to prove to each other their survival skills
The saphead by Herbert Blaché( Visual )

31 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
In the good old summertime( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
Buster Keaton collection( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company."--Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star ... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

35 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Go West] A hapless young man, heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny. [The scarecrow] Follows the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady. [The paleface] Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, a fragile young man whose father sends him into the country where he hopes masculinity will blossom, is there mistaken for Battling Butler, a renowned prizefigther. [The Haunted House] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero rafts down the Mississippi river with slave Jim and meets a bogus king and duke
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

44 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
Keaton plus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights include home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on the set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton", his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, commercials, excerpts from his appearance TV and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson has prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills and more
Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
 
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Baster Kiton

Basters Kītons

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton acteur et cinéaste américain

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Buster Keaton Amerikaans filmacteur

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Buster Keaton Amerikano nga aktor ken agpatpataud iti pelikula

Buster Keaton amerykański aktor

Buster Keaton attore e regista statunitense

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Frigo

Frigo 1895-1966

Keaton, Buster

Keaton, Joseph

Keaton, Joseph 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph F.

Keaton, Joseph F. 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph Francis.

Keaton Joseph Francis 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph Frank

Keaton Joseph Frank 1895-1966

Μπάστερ Κίτον

Бастер Китон

Бастер Кітон

Бъстър Кийтън

Китон, Бастер

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באסטר קיטון שחקן אמריקאי

باستر كيتون

باستر کیتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

बस्टर कीटन

বুস্টার কিটন

ബസ്റ്റർ കീറ്റൻ

บัสเตอร์ คีตัน

버스터 키턴

キートン, バスター

バスター・キートン

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