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Keaton, Buster 1895-1966

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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

492 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

81 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

82 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,084 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

72 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 792 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
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

73 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
College by James W Horne( Visual )

119 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 619 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

53 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 556 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

81 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 516 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
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

37 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 448 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
In the good old summertime by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

40 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 405 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

44 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 385 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 prizefigther. [The Haunted House] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero rafts down the Mississippi river with slave Jim and meets a bogus king and duke
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

17 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Rough house] Contains Arbuckle's famous "roll dance," where at the breakfast table, he sticks two forks each into a separate roll and then uses them to do a parody of Charlie Chaplin's walk. Chaplin, appreciating the gag, later expanded on it for use in his film "The Gold Rush."
Keaton plus( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights include home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on the 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, commercials, excerpts from his appearance TV, a newly-restored 1921 short, and newly discovered footage from two other shorts. Film historian John Bengtson has 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 playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Playhouse, a technical tour-de-force, Buster Keaton portrays every member of a stage company, the entire audience, and an undisciplined chimp, to boot (in one scene appearing simultaneously as nine characters)!
My wonderful world of slapstick by Buster Keaton( Book )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate, personal story of Buster Keaton's private and professional life
 
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Baster Kiton

Basters Kītons

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton acteur et cinéaste américain

Buster Keaton actor e director de cine estadounidense

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Frigo

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Keaton, Buster

Keaton, Joseph

Keaton, Joseph 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph F.

Keaton, Joseph F. 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph Francis.

Keaton Joseph Francis 1895-1966

Keaton, Joseph Frank

Keaton Joseph Frank 1895-1966

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Бастер Китон

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キートン, バスター

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A funny thing happened on the way to the ForumLimelightAround the world in 80 daysMy wonderful world of slapstickKeaton, the man who wouldn't lie downBuster Keaton : cut to the chaseBuster Keaton : tempest in a flat hat