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Fox, Virginia 1902-1982

Overview
Works: 96 works in 225 publications in 2 languages and 3,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Slapstick comedy films  College life films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
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Most widely held works about Virginia Fox
 
Most widely held works by Virginia Fox
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,071 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
Seven chances( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 368 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 329 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 297 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
College by Buster Keaton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. [The blacksmith] Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
Cops by Buster Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of 1920 to 1923, Buster Keaton evolved from a successful slapstick comedian into one of cinema's most inventive visual stylists, and became an enduring icon of American popular culture. Cops features a massive police chase
The love nest( Visual )

3 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Love Nest: Buster Keaton trades a sailboat for U-boat to plumb new depths of hilarity
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo decides to marry his sweetheart Betsy and sail to Honolulu. When she rejects him he decides to go alone but boards the wrong ship, the Navigator owned by Betsy's father. Unaware of this, Betsy boards the ship to look for her father. whom spies capture before cutting the ship loose. It drifts out to sea with the two socialites each unaware of there being anyone else on board. The Boat: Buster and his faimly set sail aboard the homemade "Damfino." The Love Nest: In an attempt to forget his lost sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at the sea where he is caught by pirates
The Blacksmith by Buster Keaton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton tries his hand at the forge. A parody of Longfellow's poem, The Village blacksmith
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 29 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The General: A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the confederate army but was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of his train, the General. 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
Keaton plus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes highlights of home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on a movie set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton," his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, television commercials, excerpts from his television appearance on "This is your life," and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills, and more
The electric house( Visual )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 25 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 art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In three box sets of which this is the first, the Art of Buster Keaton includes the total surviving work of Buster Keaton in his prime years as an independent filmmaker"--Container
Análisis documental de contenido : principios y prácticas by Virginia Fox( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy legend Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Garage: mahem with Fatty and Buster as mechanics who destroy more cars than they fix and firemen more adept at starting fires than putting them out. Neighbors: Buster woes the neighbors' daughter but his family and hers hate each other. One week: a newlywed husband tries to build a do-it-yourself house not knowing that his rival has sabotaged the project. The Balloonatic: Buster takes an unexpected trip when he is carried off in a balloon
Buster Keaton festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cops, Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a confrontation with an entire police force. In The Blacksmith, Keaton tries his hand at the forge. Film is a parody of Longfellow's poem, The village blacksmith. In The Paleface, Keaton is mistaken by the Indians for an unscrupulous oil-promoter
Comedy legend Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paleface: cheated of their land, a tribe of Indians vow to burn at the stake the first white man they see. The Blacksmith: Buster is an assistant blacksmith with a knack for destroying whatever he's trying to fix. The Love Nest: in a parody of Jack London's novel, The Sea Wolf, Buster is trapped on a ship commanded by a tyrannical captain
Keystone kops festival Buster Keaton festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keystone Kops Festival: "The most hilarious, disorganized, chaotic officers of the law careen across a madcap comic landscape in these four short features that epitomize the comic timing that became the hallmark of all Mack Sennett productions."
 
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Alternative Names
Virginia Fox actrice américaine

Virginia Fox Amerikaans actrice (1902-1982)

Virginia Fox amerikansk skådespelare

Virginia Fox amerikansk skodespelar

Virginia Fox amerikansk skuespiller

Virginia Fox attrice statunitense

Virginia Fox US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Вірджинія Фокс

Фокс, Вирджиния

ویرجینیا فاکس بازیگر آمریکایی

ヴァージニア・フォックス

Languages
English (107)

Spanish (6)