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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 )

274 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,712 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 )

50 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 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 )

40 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 640 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 555 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 )

26 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

46 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 467 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 208 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
Curly classics by Three Stooges (Comedy team)( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three comedies starring the Three Stooges. In "Wee wee monsieur," the Stooges accidentally enlist in the French Foreign Legion; in "Pardon my clutch, " Moe and Larry plan a restful camping holiday to calm Shemp's tattered nerves, but car trouble makes their plans go amuck; in "Fiddlers three, " zaniness rules in the land of Coleslaw-vania. Old King Cole's court fiddlers, the Stooges, come to the aid of their monarchy when the princess is kidnapped
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

4 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another comedy for film-lovers (that plays upon the conventions of cinema), Three Ages is a clever spoof of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. In Keaton's multi-narrative epic, man's primal quest for love is played out in the Stone Age, Ancient Rome, and the Jazz Age
The Three Stooges in color( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 118 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. 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
Sherlock Jr by Buster Keaton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A projectionist who is studying to be a detective falls in love with a beautiful girl. After he proposes, his rival steals her father's watch and incriminates him. While at work he falls asleep and dreams of being the detective of the story. Meanwhile the girl discovers the truth and tells her father
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 71 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
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
Max Davidson comedies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 62 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
I can hardly wait by Bob Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curly's sore tooth is the cause of several humorous misadventures for the Three Stooges
The fatal glass of beer by Clyde Bruckman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 59 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."
Buster Keaton double feature the General [and] Steamboat Bill, Jr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 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
Dizzy pilots by Bob Italia( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 47 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 45 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
Man on the flying trapeze( Visual )

3 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambrose Wolfinger wants the afternoon off (his first in twenty-five years) to go to a wrestling match. He tells his boss that he must attend his mother-in-law's funeral. The afternoon is no joy. He tries to please a policeman, assist a chauffeur, chase a tire, and ends up getting hit by the body of a wrestler thrown from the ring. A series of mishaps leads his boss to send floral tributes to the house and notify the papers of the death (due to poisoned liquor). His shrewish wife, judgmental mother-in-law, and good-for-nothing brother-in-law add to his burdens. In the end he enjoys their fawning loyalty, a raise in pay, and his first vacation
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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