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Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Overview
Works: 220 works in 707 publications in 3 languages and 10,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Slapstick comedy films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, pmn, Author, Production personnel, Printmaker, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joseph M Schenck
Publications by Joseph M Schenck
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Most widely held works by Joseph M Schenck
The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
121 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,264 libraries worldwide
[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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( visu )
23 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 833 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 navigator by Buster Keaton( visu )
21 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 620 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( visu )
23 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 581 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( visu )
24 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 474 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
College by James W Horne( visu )
25 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 428 libraries worldwide
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
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( visu )
25 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Three ages by Buster Keaton( visu )
23 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 387 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( visu )
16 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 341 libraries worldwide
[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, a fragile young man whose father sends him into the country where he hopes masculinity will blossom, is there mistaken for Battling Butler, a renowned prizefigther. [The Haunted House] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
Go West by Buster Keaton( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 325 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
Call of the wild by William A Wellman( visu )
5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. Whe he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strenght of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1,000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the rewards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure"--Container
Arbuckle & Keaton ( visu )
17 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 304 libraries worldwide
[Rough house] Contains Arbuckle's famous "roll dance," where at the breakfast table, he sticks two forks each into a separate roll and then uses them to do a parody of Charlie Chaplin's walk. Chaplin, appreciating the gag, later expanded on it for use in his film "The Gold Rush."
The saphead by Buster Keaton( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 291 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
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment that Arbuckle and Keaton made for Schenck between 1917 and 1919. The films in this collection were gathered from international archives and private collections. The English intertitles are new, and except for Coney Island and Back stage, derived from non-English scources
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr. ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 160 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.)
Buster Keaton : Sherlock Jr. and Three ages ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Three Ages: 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
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
The boat by Buster Keaton( visu )
4 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
In The Boat, Buster and family set sail aboard the homemade "Damfino."
Rain = Pluie by Lewis Milestone( visu )
3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Joan Crawford was a little scared of her role in Rain (1932), adapted from W. Somerset Maugham's "Miss Thompson" featuring comparisons with earlier Sadie Thompsons such as Gloria Swanson
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Joseph M. Schenck Film studio executive
Joseph Schenck Amerikaans filmproducent (1878-1961)
Joseph Schenck produttore cinematografico russo
Joseph Schenck US-amerikanischer Filmindustrieller
Schenck, Joe 1878-1961
Schenck, Joseph 1878-1961
Schenck, Joseph M.
Джозеф М. Шенк
Шенк, Джозеф
Ҷозеф Шенк
ג'וזף שנק
جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
ジョセフ・M・シェンク
约瑟夫·M·申克
約瑟夫·尚克
Languages
English (335)
Spanish (5)
French (3)
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