WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Joe 1870-1923

Works: 73 works in 234 publications in 3 languages and 3,230 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, Performer, Composer, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joe Roberts
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 895 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 (75 min.)
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 325 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 )

9 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 282 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 Herbert Blaché( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 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
Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical dramatization of Laurie Lee's classic tale of growing up in a rural English village
Cops by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 66 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 )

5 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 39 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The playhouse. Keaton portrays every member of a stage company. He is the band leader, all of its members, the dancers on stage and the entire audience
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 35 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
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
One week by Edward Cline( Visual )

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

Buster Keaton is a young newlywed whose attempts at building a house lead to a series of comic misadventures
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
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.23 for Laurie Lee ... to 0.88 for Seven chan ...)

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Joe Roberts acteur américain

Joe Roberts Amerikaans acteur (1871-1923)

Joe Roberts amerikansk skådespelare

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Joe Roberts amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Roberts attore statunitense

Roberts, Joseph 1870-1923

Roberts, Joseph 1871-1923

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Робертс, Джо

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