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Roberts, Joe 1870-1923

Overview
Works: 75 works in 239 publications in 3 languages and 3,265 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Slapstick comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Chase films  College life films 
Roles: Actor, Composer, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Joe Roberts
Publications by Joe Roberts
Publications by Joe Roberts, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joe Roberts
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( visu )
38 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 887 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.: A mild mannered theatre projectionist dreams of becoming a great detective when he enters the film he is projecting
Three ages by Buster Keaton( visu )
15 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 363 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 319 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
College by James W Horne( visu )
11 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 290 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
The saphead by Buster Keaton( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 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
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( visu )
5 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr. ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Our hospitality / directed by Buster Keaton and Jack Blystone. Starring Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Ralph Bushman, Craig Ward. A New York man (Keaton) returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. 1923 (75 min.)
Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
An autobiographical dramatization of Laurie Lee's classic tale of growing up in a rural English village
Cops by Buster Keaton( visu )
7 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Over the course of 1920 to 1923, Buster Keaton evolved from a successful slapstick comedian into one of cinema's most inventive visual stylists, and became an enduring icon of American popular culture. Cops features a massive police chase
The love nest ( visu )
5 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The Love Nest: Buster Keaton trades a sailboat for U-boat to plumb new depths of hilarity
The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The playhouse. Keaton portrays every member of a stage company. He is the band leader, all of its members, the dancers on stage and the entire audience
The art of Buster Keaton ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Two silent comedies starring Buster Keaton
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Steamboat Bill, Jr.: An effete college student is forced by his crusty father to learn the ropes of riverboating during a feud between his father and the owner of a new steam packet. Convict 13: A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak. Daydreams: A sincere young man leaves his home to win his fortune so he can marry his home town sweetheart. Daydreams is reconstructed from footage segments, extra intertitles and still photographs
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The haunted house: An unfortunate bank clerk takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
The navigator by Buster Keaton( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The love nest: In an attempt to forget his sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at sea where he's taken aboard a whaling ship
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 27 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
Keaton plus ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
In this exclusive collection of cinematic treasures, Kino on video, pays homage to the lesser-known works of the screen's most inventive comedian. 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. Also features Ten girls ago, a musical never completed or released providing the opportunity for Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr and Eddie Foy, Jr. to make a comeback with the help of pop star Dion. The short rough cut was assembled to court potential investors
The art of Buster Keaton ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"In three box sets of which this is the first, the Art of Buster Keaton includes the total surviving work of Buster Keaton in his prime years as an independent filmmaker"--Container
One week by Edward Cline( visu )
17 editions published between 1920 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Features three Keaton films. In the first film, The Paleface (1921), Keaton is an absent-minded entomologist who wanders into the midst of tribal warfare while chasing a butterfly. The second film, One Week (1920), features Keaton trying to build a pre-fab house for his new bride, but a rival has sabotaged the blueprints. The third film, The Love Nest (1923), has love-smitten Keaton joining a whaling ship crew
Comedy legend Buster Keaton ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The Paleface: cheated of their land, a tribe of Indians vow to burn at the stake the first white man they see. The Blacksmith: Buster is an assistant blacksmith with a knack for destroying whatever he's trying to fix. The Love Nest: in a parody of Jack London's novel, The Sea Wolf, Buster is trapped on a ship commanded by a tyrannical captain
 
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Joe Roberts acteur américain
Joe Roberts actor estadounidense
Joe Roberts Amerikaans acteur (1871-1923)
Joe Roberts amerikansk skådespelare
Joe Roberts amerikansk skodespelar
Joe Roberts amerikansk skuespiller
Joe Roberts attore statunitense
Roberts, Joseph 1870-1923
Roberts, Joseph 1871-1923
Джо Робертс
Робертс, Джо
جو رابرتز بازیگر آمریکایی
جو روبرتس
جو روبرتس ممثل أمريكي
조 로버츠
Languages
English (116)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
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