WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Joe 1870-1923

Overview
Works: 78 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 3,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Biographical television programs  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Roberts
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,078 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 305 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
College by Buster Keaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 281 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 261 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
Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical dramatization of Laurie Lee's classic tale of growing up in a rural English village
Go west The scarecrow ; The paleface( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 73 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
Three ages The goat ; My wife's relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Three ages (a parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance), Buster Keaton's hard-luck character blunders through time 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. In The goat, Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Eye Dan. In My wife's relations, a comedy of domestic turmoil revolves around a man's in-laws
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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

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

Keaton plays Alfred Butler, a fragile young man sent into the country by his wealthy father to become a man, but who ends up being mistaken for the renowned prizefighter, "Battling" Butler, as a result of a charade to impress a young lady. The haunted house: Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps. The frozen north: This satirical parody of William S. Hart's melodramatic films finds Buster in the frozen north and mistaken identies cause all sorts of trouble. This film only survives in fragmentary condition and was reproduced from the best available copy
Keaton plus by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 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 General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cops (Frigo déménageur): Buster est poursuivi par une horde de policiers. Il leur échappe, mais la jeune fille qu'il aime l'ayant éconduit, il se laisse enfermer dans le commissariat
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 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
Cops by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 24 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 )

6 editions published in 1923 in Undetermined and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Love Nest: Buster Keaton trades a sailboat for U-boat to plumb new depths of hilarity
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 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
Buster Keaton the short films collection, 1920-1923( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
Steamboat Bill, Jr. Convict 13 ; Daydreams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr.: Set on the Mississippi River in the old sidewheeler days, this film follows the adventures of a spoiled young man who is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of riverboating
The navigator the boat ; The love nest( Visual )

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

The boat: Buster and family set sail aboard the homemade Damfino
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Roberts acteur américain

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

조 로버츠

Languages
English (92)

German (2)

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