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Buster Keaton Productions

Overview
Works: 40 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 1,511 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Silent films  Biography  Short films  Fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Buster Keaton Productions
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 685 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 )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The balloonatic: Buster is carried by a hot air balloon from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and somehow manages to stumble into romance
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 94 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 )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 92 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 90 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 55 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
Our hospitality Sherlock Jr. ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our hospitality: A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. Sherlock Jr: A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch
The saphead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 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 16 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
The Paleface ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 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
Battling butler the frozen north ; The haunted house ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 13 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
College by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1926 and 2001 in English and held by 8 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 prizefighter. Alfred carries on the ruse to impress a young lady, but his charade is soon complicated by the arrival of a true contender. The haunted house: Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps. The frozen North: Keaton experiences a variety of adventures in the Canadian Northwest including an attempt to rob a saloon and impersonating a Canadian Mountie
The General by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1926 and 1996 in English and held by 7 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
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
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 general Steamboat Bill Jr. ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The General (1926) (75 min): Rejected by the Confederate army as unfit and taken for a coward by his beloved Annabelle Lee, young Johnnie Gray (Buster Keaton) sets out to single-handedly win the war when Union spies steal his cherished locomotive The General. In doing so Keaton faces hijackers, an errant cannon, and finishes the film with the most expensive scene in silent cinema with an actual locomotive plunging into a river. Exact in almost every detail The General has been called a living Matthew Brady photograph and was one of first films selected by the Library of Congress for preservation
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1921 and 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plot summary for The general: When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly, straight through enemy lines; plot summary for Steamboat Bill, Jr.: The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain joins his father's crew
Buster Keaton collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 4 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
 
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