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Buster Keaton Productions

Overview
Works: 42 works in 103 publications in 1 language and 1,506 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Silent films  Biography  Short films  Slapstick comedy films  Fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Buster Keaton Productions
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 717 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 177 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
Seven chances Neighbors ; The balloonatic( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 99 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 97 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
Go west The scarecrow ; The paleface( Visual )

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

Go west (1925): Heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, a hapless young man idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny, with hilarious results; The scarecrow (1920): Follow the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady; The paleface (1921): Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
Steamboat Bill, Jr. Convict 13 ; Daydreams( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Joseph M. Schenck, 1928): Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. Convict 13 (Metro Pictures, 1920): Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. Daydreams (Buster Keaton Productions, 1922): Keaton tries to find his niche by trying various professions
College the electric house ; hard luck ; the blacksmith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College (1927): Keaton is a college freshman who tries to impress a coed by attacking various endeavors, with disastrous results. The Electric house (1922): Keaton turns an ordinary house into an automated funhouse. Hard luck (1921): Keaton attempts suicide when he finds he can't fit in with society. The Blacksmith (1922): Keaton as a blacksmith whose shop is a source of mechanical mayhem
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

4 editions published between 1926 and 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battling butler (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1926): Keaton stars as a fragile young man whose wealthy father sends him to the country where he hopes masculinity will blossom. The frozen north (Buster Keaton Productions, 1922): A Yukon metropolis is the snowbound setting wherein Buster parodies movie legends William S. Hart and Erich von Stroheim. The haunted house (Metro Pictures, 1921): Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 20 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
The electric house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton is graduating from college but the diplomas get switched so instead of a degree in botany, he is presented a degree in electrical engineering. Before he can explain the mix-up, the dean of the college hires him to re-wire his home while he and his family are away on a two-week vacation. Keaton takes the job and, through the help of a book called "Electricity Made Easy", he wires the dean's home with all sorts of wonderful new gadgets. Things go wrong when the true electrical engineer graduate sneaks into the dean's house and switches some wiring around
College by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In College, Keaton plays a college freshman who tries out for a variety of college sports in order to impress the girl of his dreams. Mechanical mayhem is wrought in the short films, The electric house and The blacksmith. In Hard luck, a suicidal man makes one final effort to fit in with society at a swank country club
The Paleface( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton stars in this silent classic as an innocent butterfly collector who stumbles into the middle of a land dispute between some greedy oil men and the Native American tribe who occupies the land. When the tribe vows to kill the first "paleface" who enters their village, our butterfly collector is the unfortunate target. After surviving a burning at the stake due to some hilarious acrobatics and some fire-resistant clothing, the butterfly collector is made a member of the tribe and assists them in foiling the plans of the oil men
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the independent short and feature silent films produced between 1920 and 1928, the sound short films produced for Educational Pictures, and many bonus features
The general with Steamboat Bill Jr.( Visual )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928): Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. The film features Keaton's most dangerous stunt during the cyclone sequence and was Keaton's last film as an independent director and actor
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1926 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College (1927): Buster Keaton plays a college lad who is out to impress coed, so he tries out for every sport at the school and fails at them all, until the sympathetic dean places him on the school's rowing team in the big match against an arch rival college
Charlie Chaplin episodes Buster Keaton episodes( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sample of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton short films produced between 1916-1923
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boat is a slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat
The balloonatic by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting an amusement park, Buster the city slicker follows a pretty girl into the Tunnel of Love and, and in short order, finds himself a captive in a runaway hot air balloon. Swept away to an alpine Eden, he is pleasantly surprised to encounter a lovely Swiss girl camping alone. This is one of Keaton's early short films, the sight gags, romance, and impending calamaties, combined with Keaton's unyielding stone face sets the pattern for Keaton's later work. Unlike his greatest competitor Charlie Chaplin, Keaton fully immersed himself in the process of filmmaking looking for new ways to use the cinema to enhance his visual gags. Keaton's use of split screen in his film The Playhouse allowed him to play all the instruments in an orchestra while simultaneously applauding as a member of the audience
Speak easily Steamboat Bill, Jr.( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speak easily: A serious-minded professor inherits $700,000 and decides to cut loose and see the world. Steamboat Bill, Jr.: The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew
 
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