WorldCat Identities

Keaton, Joe 1867-1946

Overview
Works: 57 works in 151 publications in 5 languages and 1,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Film adaptations  Slapstick comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Chase films  Western films 
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 )

27 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 822 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 )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 354 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 )

6 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 169 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
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 161 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.)
Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 75 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 Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 38 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 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
The art of Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In three box sets of which this is the first, the Art of Buster Keaton includes the total surviving work of Buster Keaton in his prime years as an independent filmmaker"--Container
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 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
El moderno Sherlock Holmes = Sherlock, Jr by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un proyeccionista que sueña con ser un detective se encuentra milagrosamente dentro de la película que está proyectando. Allí intentará salvar a su amada de las garras del villano
Le Mécano de la Général by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1861. Johnny Gray, pour séduire Annabelle, désire vivement s'engager dans les troupes confédérées. Suite aux manoeuvres d'un rival, il est rejeté, et retourne à son métier de conducteur de train. Un an plus tard, lors d'un arrêt en gare près de Chatanooga, des espions nordistes s'emparent d'Annabelle et de la "General", la locomotive de Johnny. Il met une draisine sur les rails et se lance à leur poursuite. C'est le début d'une incroyable chasse qui ménera Johnny Gray derrière les lignes ennemies
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

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 electric house( Visual )

in Undetermined 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 - Steamboat Bill Jr( )

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

Neighbors( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 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
La ley de la hospitalidad = Our hospitality ; Pamplinas nació el día 13 = Hard luck ; Las relaciones con mi mujer = My wife's relations by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keaton es William McKay, un joven que regresa a su pueblo natal para heredar la finca de su madre. En el viaje en tren conoce a una chica de la que se enamora perdidamente, pero en principio es un amor imposible porque sus familias están enfrentadas
 
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Joe Keaton acteur américain

Joe Keaton actor estadounidense

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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Джо Китон

Джо Кітон

ג'ו קיטון

ג'ו קיטון שחקן אמריקאי

جو كيتون ممثل أمريكي

جو کیتون بازیگر آمریکایی

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