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Keaton, Buster 1895-1966

Overview
Works: 1,267 works in 3,523 publications in 10 languages and 45,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Short films  Film noir  Biography  Musical films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Production personnel, Attributed name, Performer, Producer, Scenarist, Restager, Film editor, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Buster Keaton
Publications by Buster Keaton
Publications by Buster Keaton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Buster Keaton
 
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Most widely held works by Buster Keaton
The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
313 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,285 libraries worldwide
Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Richard Lester( visu )
42 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
74 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( visu )
73 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 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
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( visu )
109 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( visu )
87 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company." -- Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
17 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 724 libraries worldwide
The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
The navigator by Buster Keaton( visu )
64 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
College by James W Horne( visu )
109 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 622 libraries worldwide
[College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. [The blacksmith] Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( visu )
49 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
The balloonatic: Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance
Three ages by Buster Keaton( visu )
72 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 518 libraries worldwide
[Three ages] Romantic misadventures 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. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
The saphead by Buster Keaton( visu )
29 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 libraries worldwide
[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
In the good old summertime ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
Go West by Buster Keaton( visu )
33 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 408 libraries worldwide
[Go West] 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( visu )
36 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Battling Butler (1926): A fragile young man is sent into the country by his father in hopes that his masculinity will blossom. There he is mistaken for a renowned prizefighter ; The haunted house (1921): Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps ; The frozen north (1922): A Yukon metropolis is the snowbound setting for this parody of movie legends William S. Hart and Erich von Stroheim
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's boy hero rafts down the Mississippi river with slave Jim and meets a bogus king and duke
The art of Buster Keaton by Buster Keaton( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Some of the funniest, most spectacularly athletic comedies ever made
Keaton plus by Buster Keaton( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Highlights include home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on the set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton", his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, commercials, excerpts from his appearance TV and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson has prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills and more
Buster Keaton ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
 
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Alternative Names
Baster Kiton
Basters Kītons
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton acteur et cinéaste américain
Buster Keaton actor e director de cine estadounidense
Buster Keaton Amerikaans filmacteur
Buster Keaton Amerikano nga aktor ken agpatpataud iti pelikula
Buster Keaton amerykański aktor
Buster Keaton attore e regista statunitense
Buster Keaton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Komiker und Filmregisseur
Frigo
Frigo 1895-1966
Keaton, Buster
Keaton, Joseph
Keaton, Joseph 1895-1966
Keaton, Joseph F.
Keaton, Joseph F. 1895-1966
Keaton, Joseph Francis.
Keaton Joseph Francis 1895-1966
Keaton, Joseph Frank
Keaton Joseph Frank 1895-1966
Μπάστερ Κίτον
Бастер Китон
Бастер Кітон
Бъстър Кийтън
Китон, Бастер
Բաստեր Քիթոն
באסטר קיטון
باستر كيتون
باستر کیتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
बस्टर कीटन
বুস্টার কিটন
ബസ്റ്റർ കീറ്റൻ
บัสเตอร์ คีตัน
버스터 키턴
キートン, バスター
バスター・キートン
巴斯特·基頓
Languages
English (1,027)
Spanish (71)
French (37)
German (20)
Italian (16)
Multiple languages (4)
Ndonga (2)
Japanese (2)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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