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Author: Joseph M SchenckBuster KeatonClyde BruckmanAl BoasbergCharles H SmithAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International : Kino on Video, [1999]
Series: Art of Buster Keaton.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[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.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
History
Short films
Silent films
Comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph M Schenck; Buster Keaton; Clyde Bruckman; Al Boasberg; Charles H Smith; Marion Mack; Richard Allen; Virginia Fox; Edward Cline; Dev Jennings; Bert Haines; David Shepard; William Pittenger; Kino International Corporation.; United Artists Corporation.; First National Pictures, Inc.; Comique Film Corporation.
OCLC Number: 42930293
Language Note: Silent with English intertitles and music soundtrack.
Notes: Title from container.
The general adapted from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase.
Credits: [The general] Photographed by Dev Jennings & Bert Haines.
Cast: [The general] Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes.
[The playhouse, Cops] Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 116 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The general. Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith. Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes. Photographed by Dev Jennings & Bert Haines. Music, Robert Israel. (1926, 75 min.) --
The playhouse. Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. Music, Robert Israel. (1921, 23 min.) --
Cops. Joseph M. Schenck presents; First National Pictures, Inc.; Comique Film Company; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. Music, Gaylord Carter. (1922, 18 min.).
Series Title: Art of Buster Keaton.
Other Titles: General (Motion picture : 1927)
Cops (Motion picture)
Playhouse (Motion picture)

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[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.

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