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Roberts, Joe 1870-1923

Overview
Works: 76 works in 247 publications in 3 languages and 3,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Chase films 
Roles: Actor, Composer, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Roberts
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

39 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 894 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 366 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Go West] 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
College by James W Horne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 291 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
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 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
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality / directed by Buster Keaton and Jack Blystone. Starring Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Ralph Bushman, Craig Ward. A New York man (Keaton) returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. 1923 (75 min.)
Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical dramatization of Laurie Lee's classic tale of growing up in a rural English village
The love nest( Visual )

5 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two silent comedies starring Buster Keaton
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr.: An effete college student is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of riverboating during a feud between his father and the owner of a new steam packet. Convict 13: A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak. Daydreams: A sincere young man leaves his home to win his fortune so he can marry his home town sweetheart. Daydreams is reconstructed from footage segments, extra intertitles and still photographs
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted house: An unfortunate bank clerk takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love nest: In an attempt to forget his sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at sea where he's taken aboard a whaling ship
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 28 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
Keaton plus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 27 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 art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 24 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
One week by Edward Cline( Visual )

17 editions published between 1920 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three Keaton films. In the first film, The Paleface (1921), Keaton is an absent-minded entomologist who wanders into the midst of tribal warfare while chasing a butterfly. The second film, One Week (1920), features Keaton trying to build a pre-fab house for his new bride, but a rival has sabotaged the blueprints. The third film, The Love Nest (1923), has love-smitten Keaton joining a whaling ship crew
My tutor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student cannot graduate high school because he has flunked French. His parents hire a beautiful tutor. But this summer, however, the student has more than getting to college on his mind
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Roberts acteur américain

Joe Roberts actor estadounidense

Joe Roberts Amerikaans acteur (1871-1923)

Joe Roberts amerikansk skådespelare

Joe Roberts amerikansk skodespelar

Joe Roberts amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Roberts attore statunitense

Roberts, Joseph 1870-1923

Roberts, Joseph 1871-1923

Джо Робертс

Робертс, Джо

جو رابرتز بازیگر آمریکایی

جو روبرتس

جو روبرتس ممثل أمريكي

조 로버츠

Languages
English (116)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

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