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Keaton, Buster 1895-1966

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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

200 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member 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 Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member 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
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

45 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

124 editions published between 1927 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion
The general by Buster Keaton( Visual )

162 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the Confederate Army but was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of his train, The General
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

59 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

59 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member 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
College by James W Horne( Visual )

111 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member 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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: 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. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatization of the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member 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
In the good old summertime by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member 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
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

61 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member 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
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

37 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member 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
Buster Keaton collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 380 WorldCat member 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
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

27 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero rafts down the Mississippi river with slave Jim and meets a bogus king and duke
The general ; The playhouse ; Cops( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member 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 prizefighter. Alfred carries on the ruse to impress a young lady, but his charade is soon complicated by the arrival of a true contender. [The haunted house] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps. [The frozen North] Keaton experiences a variety of adventures in the Canadian Northwest including an attempt to rob a saloon and impersonating a Canadian Mountie
 
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Baster Kiton

Basters Kītons

Buster Keaton

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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

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Μπάστερ Κίτον

Бастер Китон

Бастер Китон американски глумец и кинематограф

Бастер Кітон американський комедійний кіноактор

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Бъстър Кийтън

Китон, Бастер

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キートン, バスター

バスター・キートン

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