WorldCat Identities

Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Overview
Works: 194 works in 621 publications in 3 languages and 10,396 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

97 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,185 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 by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 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 Charles Riesner( Visual )

35 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 635 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 )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 619 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them
College by James W Horne( Visual )

19 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 407 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 388 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
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

23 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 379 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, un homme délicat, est faussement pris pour "Battling" Butler, une boxeur renommé. [The haunted house] Buster se réfugie dans un manoir qui s'avère être hanté. [The frozen North] Buster vit de nombreuses péripéties dans le Grand Nord canadien
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 336 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
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Out West] Arbuckle's first attempt at movie parody, poking fun at the already cliched cowboy western. The film also contains some heavy racism
Call of the wild by Jack London( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. Whe he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strenght of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1,000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the rewards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure"--Container
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 289 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 )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
Our hospitality Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 168 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.)
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment that Arbuckle and Keaton made for Schenck between 1917 and 1919. The films in this collection were gathered from international archives and private collections. The English intertitles are new, and except for Coney Island and Back stage, derived from non-English scources
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 148 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 )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 125 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
Eternal love by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the War of 1806, French soldiers occupy a Swiss hamlet and order the villagers to surrender their rifles. Everyone but Marcus, a hunter in the mountains, complies. Marcus and Ciglia, the minister's niece, are deeply in love. But Pia, a wild mountain girl, vows to win him for herself."--Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Joseph Schenck

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

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 (330)

Spanish (4)

French (1)