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Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Works: 177 works in 617 publications in 5 languages and 10,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997,
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The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
98 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,149 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 by Buster Keaton( visu )
21 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner( visu )
42 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 662 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
The navigator by Buster Keaton( visu )
21 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 622 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( visu )
20 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them
College by James W Horne( visu )
24 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 408 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
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( visu )
23 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 401 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 )
24 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
In Three ages (a parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance), Buster Keaton's hard-luck character blunders through time 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. In The goat, Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Eye Dan. In My wife's relations, a comedy of domestic turmoil revolves around a man's in-laws
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( visu )
18 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 344 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 )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 342 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
The saphead by Buster Keaton( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 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
Call of the wild by Ken Annakin( visu )
5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Hollywood legend Clark Gable stars in this soaring adaptation of the celebrated Jack London novel. Jack Thornton is a prospector who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When Jack buys Buck, a strong and loyal sled dog with part-wolf ancestry, their thrilling adventure through the Alaskan wilderness begins
Buster Keaton ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment
Arbuckle & Keaton ( visu )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
[Out West] Arbuckle's first attempt at movie parody, poking fun at the already cliched cowboy western. The film also contains some heavy racism
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 151 libraries worldwide
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
Arbuckle & Keaton ( visu )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
[Good night, nurse!] Arbuckle's surrealistic nightmare where he escapes the operating table, runs away and inadvertently enters a "Great Heavyweight Race." Arbuckle also gives his best "in drag" performance, playing a flirting nurse to Keaton's doctor
Born to be bad by Lowell Sherman( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 146 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
Rain by Lewis Milestone( visu )
20 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire-and-brimstone minister who masquerades his desires for her as a desire to transform Sadie into a new woman, and atone for her wicked ways
Eternal love by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"During the War of 1806, French soldiers occupy a Swiss hamlet and order the villagers to surrender their rifles. Everyone but Marcus, a hunter in the mountains, complies. Marcus and Ciglia, the minister's niece, are deeply in love. But Pia, a wild mountain girl, vows to win him for herself."--Container
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Joseph Schenck
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
ג'וזף שנק
جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
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