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The general The playhouse ; Cops.

Author: Buster KeatonClyde BruckmanEdward ClineJoseph M SchenckMarion MackAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©1995.
Series: Art of Buster Keaton, 3.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remastered version of the Keaton classic in which he plays an engineer unable to register for service during the Civil War because he is needed to run his train. Instead, he inadvertently becomes a hero without enlisting.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Comedy films
Short films
Chase films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Buster Keaton; Clyde Bruckman; Edward Cline; Joseph M Schenck; Marion Mack; Virginia Fox; William Pittenger; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 32651366
Notes: Silent film with musical score; English intertitles.
Videocassette release of three silent motion pictures originally produced 1921, 1922 and 1926.
Produced for video by David Shepard, Film Preservation Associates.
Digitally mastered from archive prints featuring an original musical score.
The General / Joseph M. Schenck [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase. Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack. The General is a locomotive beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War singlehandedly. 1926 (75 min.).
The playhouse / Joseph M. Schenck [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts; includes the "dream" sequence. 1921 (23 min.).
Cops / Comique Film Co. ; Joseph M. Schenck, [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. A comedy of error and circumstance 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. 1922 (18 min.).
Credits: Produced for video by David Shepard, Film Preservation Associates.
Performer(s): Buster Keaton, Marian Mack.
Description: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sd., black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: The General / Joseph M. Schenck [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase. Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack. The General is a locomotive beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War singlehandedly. 1926 (75 min.) --
The playhouse / Joseph M. Schenck [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts; includes the "dream" sequence. 1921 (23 min.) --
Cops / Comique Film Co. ; Joseph M. Schenck, [producer] ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. A comedy of error and circumstance 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. 1922 (18 min.).
Series Title: Art of Buster Keaton, 3.
Other Titles: Playhouse.
Cops.
General ; The playhouse ; Cops
General ; also featuring Cops and The playhouse
General ; with Cops and The playhouse

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Remastered version of the Keaton classic in which he plays an engineer unable to register for service during the Civil War because he is needed to run his train. Instead, he inadvertently becomes a hero without enlisting.

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