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Bruckman, Clyde 1894-1955

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Most widely held works by Clyde Bruckman
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

230 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,573 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 )

40 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 857 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 )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 618 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
W.C. Fields : 6 short films( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 567 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

36 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 444 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
Seven chances( Visual )

24 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 387 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
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 236 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr. / directed by Buster Keaton. Starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joseph Keaton, Ward Crane. Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth. 1924 (44 min.)
The Three Stooges in color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 102 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
Seven chances( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]he story of an eligible young bachelor who must marry by 7:00 p.m. in order to receive a $7 million inheritance. After bungling a proposal to his longtime sweetheart ..., Jimmie ... embarks on a desperate quest for a bride. He experiences a hilarious series of rejections, until a newspaper announcement of Jimmie's predicament provides him with more fiancées than he can handle"--Container
The fatal glass of beer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields relates the sad tale of his son who went astray in the city. Adapted from Fields' 1928 Earl Carroll Vanities sketch "Stolen Bonds."
The Three Stooges : 9 hilarious episodes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven short Three Stooges films, some animated
Max Davidson comedies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 66 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
Brideless groom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 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
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
Buster Keaton double feature : the General [and] Steamboat Bill, Jr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 56 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
I can hardly wait by Bob Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curly's sore tooth is the cause of several humorous misadventures for the Three Stooges
Dizzy pilots by Bob Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Stooges experience many mishaps while building and testing a revolutionary new airplane
Curly classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five comedies starring the Three Stooges. In "Cactus makes perfect," Curly's new gold-seeking invention makes prosperous prospectors out of the trio; in "Gents without cents," Moe, Larry and Curly team up with acrobatic beauties Flo, Mary and Shirley for a lively song and dance revue at a local shipyard; in "Rockin' the Rockies," the Stooges are hired as travel guides for "Nell's Belles" and mayhem follows them along their way out West; in "Whoops, I'm an Indian," the Stooges prove how the West was funny. When their crooked gambling scheme is exposed, Larry, Moe, and Curly disguise as Indians to escape the posse; and, in "Termites of 1938," the Stooges' Acme Exterminators are mistakenly invited to a swanky party and teach the society pests a thing or two about bad manners
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W.C. Fields : 6 short films
Alternative Names
Bruckman, Clyde A.

Bruckman Clyde A. 1894-1955

Bruckman, Clyde d. 1955

Clyde Bruckman Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1894-1955)

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

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W.C. Fields : 6 short filmsCurly classics