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Fox, Virginia 1902-1982

Overview
Works: 94 works in 192 publications in 1 language and 3,040 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Virginia Fox
The general Cops ; Playhouse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The general) A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. (The playhouse) A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. (Cops) A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
College by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 283 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 281 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The balloonatic: Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 256 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
The general The playhouse ; Cops( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remastered version of the Keaton classic in which he plays an engineer unable to register for service during the Civil War because he is needed to run his train. Instead, he inadvertently becomes a hero without enlisting
Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
Seven chances Neighbors ; The balloonatic( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven chances (1925): Keaton stars as Jimmie Shannon, a romantically jinxed young man who must marry by 7:00 pm to inherit seven million dollars; Neighbors (1920): Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers which stand between them; The balloonatic (1923): Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country, where he struggles ineptly for survival and somehow manages to stumble into romance
Three ages The goat ; My wife's relations( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 59 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
Cops by Buster Keaton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 39 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 Blacksmith by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This burlesque of Longfellow's famous poem, "the Village Blacksmith", turns out slightly different from the poem
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three silent comedies (one feature length and two shorts) starring Buster Keaton
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Keaton plus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exclusive collection of cinematic treasures, Kino on video, pays homage to the lesser-known works of the screen's most inventive comedian. 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. Also features Ten girls ago, a musical never completed or released providing the opportunity for Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr and Eddie Foy, Jr. to make a comeback with the help of pop star Dion. The short rough cut was assembled to court potential investors
The love nest( Visual )

5 editions published in 1923 in Undetermined and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Love Nest: Buster Keaton trades a sailboat for U-boat to plumb new depths of hilarity
Battling Butler The haunted house ; The frozen North( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frozen North: A Yukon metropolis is the snowbound setting for this parody of movie legends William S. Hart and Erich von Stroheim
The electric house( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton is graduating from college but the diplomas get switched so instead of a degree in botany, he is presented a degree in electrical engineering. Before he can explain the mix-up, the dean of the college hires him to re-wire his home while he and his family are away on a two-week vacation. Keaton takes the job and, through the help of a book called "Electricity Made Easy," he wires the dean's home with all sorts of wonderful new gadgets. Things go wrong when the true electrical engineer graduate sneaks into the dean's house and switches some wiring around
Buster Keaton festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cops, Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a confrontation with an entire police force. In The Blacksmith, Keaton tries his hand at the forge. Film is a parody of Longfellow's poem, The village blacksmith. In The Paleface, Keaton is mistaken by the Indians for an unscrupulous oil-promoter
Comedy legend Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Garage: mahem with Fatty and Buster as mechanics who destroy more cars than they fix and firemen more adept at starting fires than putting them out. Neighbors: Buster woes the neighbors' daughter but his family and hers hate each other. One week: a newlywed husband tries to build a do-it-yourself house not knowing that his rival has sabotaged the project. The Balloonatic: Buster takes an unexpected trip when he is carried off in a balloon
 
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