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Keaton, Joe 1867-1946

Overview
Works: 39 works in 89 publications in 3 languages and 1,698 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Comedy films  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Keaton
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 786 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 )
15 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 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
Our hospitality Sherlock Jr. ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 244 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 131 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 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 by 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
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 21 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 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
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
Seven chances Neighbors ; The balloonatic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 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
Le mécano de la générale The general by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 4 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
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
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
Los Cortos de Buster Keaton 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Family collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shell game: Singer John Davidson stars as Max Castle, a likeable con-artist who turns the tables on the corrupt head of a fund-raising organization. It seems the leader of the charity has been bilking its well-intentioned contributors in an effort to cover his large gambling debt. Once Castle discovers the true actions of the charity leader, he sets in motion a scam to expose his deeds and recover the money. Joann Van Ark of Knot's Landing fame co-stars in this entertaining feature
Buster Keaton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of eight of Buster Keaton's silent short comedies from the early 1920s
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
 
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Alternative Names
Keaton, Joseph, 1867-1946
Languages
English (60)
Spanish (2)
French (2)