WorldCat Identities

Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Overview
Works: 214 works in 692 publications in 3 languages and 10,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Actor, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

115 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,253 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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 616 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 588 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 472 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
College by James W Horne( Visual )

25 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 424 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
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

25 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 384 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 )

16 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 340 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 329 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
Call of the wild by William A Wellman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood legend Clark Gable stars in this soaring adaptation of the celebrated Jack London novel. Jack Thornton is a prospector who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When Jack buys Buck, a strong and loyal sled dog with part-wolf ancestry, their thrilling adventure through the Alaskan wilderness begins
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

16 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Butcher boy] Contains Arbuckle's famous "knife juggling" bit, Keaton's first film appearance in his classic "can of molasses" routine, and Arbuckle romping around in drag at an all girl private school
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 288 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
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr. / directed by Buster Keaton. Starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joseph Keaton, Ward Crane. Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth. 1924 (44 min.)
Buster Keaton : Sherlock Jr. and Three ages( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr: Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

20 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire-and brimstone minister who masquerades his desires for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat and Sadie turns to a naive Marine to continue her dissolute lifestyle
Tempest by Sam Taylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant rises to become a Russian officer, just before the Revolution
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Joseph M. Schenck Film studio executive

Joseph Schenck Amerikaans filmproducent (1878-1961)

Joseph Schenck produttore cinematografico russo

Joseph Schenck US-amerikanischer Filmindustrieller

Schenck, Joe 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph M.

Джозеф М. Шенк

Шенк, Джозеф

Ҷозеф Шенк

ג'וזף שנק

جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ジョセフ・M・シェンク

约瑟夫·M·申克

約瑟夫·尚克

Languages
English (352)

Spanish (5)

French (3)