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Author: Buster KeatonJoseph M SchenckEdward ClineMarion MackVirginia FoxAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, 2001.
Series: Art of Buster Keaton.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[The general] Rejected by the Confederate Army as unfit and taken fro a coward by his beloved, Annabelle Lee (marion Mack), young Johnnie Gray (Keaton) sets out to single-handedly win the war with the help of his cherished locomotive. [The playhouse] ... Keaton portrys every member of a stage company, the entire audience and an undisciplined chimp to boot. [Cops] is the quintessential chase film.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Buster Keaton; Joseph M Schenck; Edward Cline; Marion Mack; Virginia Fox; Clyde Bruckman; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Metro Pictures Corporation.; First National Pictures.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 51441064
Language Note: Silent films with musical accompaniment and intertitles.
Notes: With: Cops / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. The playhouseh / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline.
Digitally remastered.
Credits: Produced for video by David Shepard.
Cast: [Battling Butler] Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neil, Snitz Edwards, Francis McDonald.
[Cops] Buster Keaton, Marion Mack.
[The playhouse] Buster Keaton.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : si., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The general (1926, 75 min.) --
Cops (1921, 23 min.) --
The playhouse (1922, 18 min.).
Series Title: Art of Buster Keaton.
Other Titles: Cops.
Playhouse.
General, Cops, and The playhouse
Responsibility: Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton.

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[The general] Rejected by the Confederate Army as unfit and taken fro a coward by his beloved, Annabelle Lee (marion Mack), young Johnnie Gray (Keaton) sets out to single-handedly win the war with the help of his cherished locomotive. [The playhouse] ... Keaton portrys every member of a stage company, the entire audience and an undisciplined chimp to boot. [Cops] is the quintessential chase film.

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