The Resource Battling Butler, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)

Battling Butler, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)

Label
Battling Butler
Title
Battling Butler
Statement of responsibility
Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton
Title variation
Battling Butler, The frozen north and The haunted house
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
[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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
MAC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced for video by David Shepard
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
Silent films with musical accompaniment and intertitles
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.B499 2001 DVD
PerformerNote
  • [Battling Butler] Buster Keaton, Sally O'Neil, Snitz Edwards, Francis McDonald
  • [The haunted house] Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox
  • [The frozen North] Buster Keaton, Bonnie Hill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1877-1961
  • 1892-1961
  • 1908-1968
  • 1862-1937
  • 1891-1968
  • 1902-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Cline, Edward
  • O'Neil, Sally
  • Edwards, Snitz
  • McDonald, Francis
  • Fox, Virginia
  • Hill, Bonnie
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Metro Pictures Corporation
  • First National Pictures
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
108
Series statement
The art of Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Booby traps
  • Boxing films
  • Haunted house films
  • Comedy films
  • Silent films
  • Feature films
  • Short films
  • Canada, Northern
Technique
live action
Label
Battling Butler, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • With: The haunted house / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. The frozen North / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline
  • Digitally remastered
  • Battling Butler "adapted from the stage success of the same name by Paul Gerard Smith" ... [et al.]
Color
black and white
Contents
Battling Butler (1926, 71 min.) -- The haunted house (1921, 20 min.) -- The frozen North (1922, 17 min.)
Control code
ocm50601824
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K128
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Battling Butler, Joseph M. Schenck presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production ; directed by Buster Keaton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • With: The haunted house / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. The frozen North / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline
  • Digitally remastered
  • Battling Butler "adapted from the stage success of the same name by Paul Gerard Smith" ... [et al.]
Color
black and white
Contents
Battling Butler (1926, 71 min.) -- The haunted house (1921, 20 min.) -- The frozen North (1922, 17 min.)
Control code
ocm50601824
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
K128
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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