WorldCat Identities

Keaton, Joe 1867-1946

Overview
Works: 49 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 1,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Comedy films  Silent films  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Joe Keaton Publications about Joe Keaton
Publications by  Joe Keaton Publications by Joe Keaton
posthumous Publications by Joe Keaton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Joe Keaton
 
Most widely held works by Joe Keaton
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 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 )
21 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnny must rescue both his loves
Our hospitality Sherlock Jr. ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 234 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. and, Three ages ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 145 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
Sherlock Jr ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 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
The art of Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three silent comedies (one feature length and two shorts) starring Buster Keaton
Seven chances by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The balloonatic: Buster is carried by a hot air balloon from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and somehow manages to stumble into romance
Go West by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. Convict 13 ; Daydreams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steamboat Bill, Jr.: Set on the Mississippi River in the old sidewheeler days, this film follows the adventures of a spoiled young man who is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of riverboating
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
El moderno Sherlock Holmes = Sherlock, Jr ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 3 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
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
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
La Ley de la hospitalidad ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 3 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
Sherlock Junior by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1924 and 2005 in German and French and held by 3 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 showed that you can't do two things at the same time
El Maquinista de la general The General ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basada en hechos reales de 1862 durante la Guerra de Secesión americana, un maquinista de una locomotora pasa innumerables peripecias durante su alistamiento para rescatar a su amada secuestrada por un grupo de soldados
Los cortos de Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Keaton, Joseph 1867-1946
Languages
English (70)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
German (1)