WorldCat Identities

Keaton, Joe 1867-1946

Overview
Works: 39 works in 145 publications in 5 languages and 1,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Chase films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joe Keaton
 
Most widely held works by Joe Keaton
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

33 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy based on the Civil War hijacking of the Confederate supply train The General by Union spy, Captain Anderson and his men. Buster Keaton, with his famous comedic stunts, plays the engineer who rescues the heroine and the train
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

4 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another comedy for film-lovers (that plays upon the conventions of cinema), Three Ages is a clever spoof of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. In Keaton's multi-narrative epic, man's primal quest for love is played out in the Stone Age, Ancient Rome, and the Jazz Age
Sherlock Jr by Buster Keaton( Visual )

26 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A projectionist who is studying to be a detective falls in love with a beautiful girl. After he proposes, his rival steals her father's watch and incriminates him. While at work he falls asleep and dreams of being the detective of the story. Meanwhile the girl discovers the truth and tells her father
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 39 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 27 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition 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
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Buster's hard luck romance misadventures throughout world history: 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. The goat: A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy. My wife's relations: When a large Irish woman falsely accuses Buster of breaking a window he is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes they are there to be married
Buster Keaton in "Sherlock Jr."( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton plays a boy employed as a moving picture operator in a small town theater who was at the same time studying to become a detective. The events that followed show that you can't do two things at the same time
Los cortos de Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week : programme de 4 comédies by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island: This pirate classic is comprised of several exciting episodes that will surely make you stand up and give a hearty "Yo, Ho, Ho!" Discovering that his rival and arch enemy, Mendoza, has seized a ship carrying the Governor's daughter and his old friend Jim Hawkins, in the first thrilling episode, watch Long John as he sails to their rescue. In the second, be amazed as you behold Long John stop a mutiny of his fellow pirates and protect Jim from walking the plank. And, in the third and most riveting episode, witness Long John and crew return to Treasure Island to search for the grandest of all buried riches
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 two reeler films that Roscoe Arbuckle and Buster Keaton made for producer Joseph M. Schenck between 1917 and 1919. Presented chronologically to highlight the development and growth of the actors
Buster Keaton by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Union soldiers have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in an attack against the Confederates. Now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, cross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates. Buster Keaton's 'The General' is so brilliantly conceived and executed that still inspires awe and laughter
The electric house( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 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 collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of eight of Buster Keaton's silent short comedies from the early 1920s
Neighbors( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster Keaton - Steamboat Bill Jr( )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El herrero = The blacksmith( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Joe Keaton acteur américain

Joe Keaton Amerikaans acteur (1867-1946)

Joe Keaton amerikansk skådespelare

Joe Keaton amerikansk skodespelar

Joe Keaton amerikansk skuespiller

Joe Keaton attore statunitense

Joe Keaton US-amerikanischer Vaudevilledarsteller und Akrobat

Keaton, Joseph 1867-1946

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جو كيتون

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