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Bruckman, Clyde 1894-1955

Overview
Works: 311 works in 805 publications in 6 languages and 8,045 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Slapstick comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Short films  Silent films  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Film editor, Producer, Restager , Performer, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor, Other, Actor, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Clyde Bruckman
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

170 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,882 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

39 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 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
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 561 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
The general Cops ; Playhouse( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
W.C. Fields : 6 short films( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation of films pays tribute to America's cantankerous comedy genius, W.C. Fields. Legendary one-liners and slapstick routines are preserved in these early shorts that chronicle the development of Fields' irascible screen persona
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The balloonatic: Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 372 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 clever 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
The general The playhouse ; Cops( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remastered version of the Keaton classic in which he plays an engineer unable to register for service during the Civil War because he is needed to run his train. Instead, he inadvertently becomes a hero without enlisting
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man on the flying trapeze: Ambrose Wolfinger wants the afternoon off to go to a wrestling match. He tells his boss he needs to attend his mother-in-law's funeral. A series of mishaps lead his boss to send flowers to the house and notify papers of the death
Sherlock Jr. and, Three ages( Visual )

4 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 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
The Three Stooges in color( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Disorder in the court, the Three Stooges are key witnesses in a murder trial, and create havoc in the courtroom. The brideless groom: Shemp is featured as a music professor whose rich uncle has died and left him $500,000, provided he marries within 24 hours. In Sing a song of six pants, the Three Stooges run the Pip Boys tailor shop and chaos abounds when they try to capture a bank robber to get the reward. In Malice in the palace, the Three Stooges are waiters at the Café Casbahbah in the Middle East where they set out to find a hundred-carat diamond from the cursed tomb of King Rutentuten
The Three Stooges( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven short Three Stooges films, some animated
Seven chances Neighbors ; The balloonatic( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven chances (1925): Keaton stars as Jimmie Shannon, a romantically jinxed young man who must marry by 7:00 pm to inherit seven million dollars; Neighbors (1920): Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers which stand between them; The balloonatic (1923): Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country, where he struggles ineptly for survival and somehow manages to stumble into romance
The navigator the boat ; The love nest( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The navigator (60 min; 1924): 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 (22 min.; 1921): Buster and family set sail aboard the homemade Damfino ; The love nest (20 min.; 1923): Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The General: Johnnie Grey, a southern locomotive engineer, chases and is chased by the northern yankees who take his girl and his locomotive, the General. Steamboat Bill, Jr.: Willie Canfield returns home from college to help his father manage the family steamboat
Three ages The goat ; My wife's relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Three ages (a parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance), Buster Keaton's hard-luck character blunders through time 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. In The goat, Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Eye Dan. In My wife's relations, a comedy of domestic turmoil revolves around a man's in-laws
Brideless groom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shemp is a lowly voice teacher who stands to inherit a fortune, but there's a catch. To qualify for his inheritance, he must marry someone by six o'clock, but no girl wants to accept his proposal. Finally one of his extremely homely students accepts his hand in marriage, but when the rest of the prospective brides hear about his impending fortune they all show up at the ceremony and a free-for-all ensues
I can hardly wait by Bob Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curly's sore tooth is the cause of several humorous misadventures for the Three Stooges
Max Davidson comedies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Max Davidson (1875-1950) is one of the numerous forgotten Hollywood supporting actors who acted in innumerable movies. His heyday was in the late 1920s when he was engaged at the Hal Roach Studios for a series of Jewish comedies which belong to the best and funniest shorts the studio ever produced. The 2-disc DVD set presents all the existing comedies as well as Davidson's first sound film and documentation of the lost films with rare scripts and more than 300 unpublished stills. All films focus on Davidson as the henpecked Jewish family father who has to struggle with his good-for-nothing son(s) and a daughter who falls in love with a non-Jewish boy."--Container
The Best of W.C. Fields( Visual )

6 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short comedies from the thirties
 
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Bruckman, Clyde A.

Bruckman Clyde A. 1894-1955

Bruckman, Clyde d. 1955

Clyde Bruckman cinéaste américain

Clyde Bruckman director de cine estadounidense

Clyde Bruckman scrittore, sceneggiatore e regista cinematografico statunitense

Clyde Bruckman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Клайд Бракман

کلاید براکمن فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

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W.C. Fields : 6 short films