The Resource The general, Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith, (videorecording)

The general, Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith, (videorecording)

Label
The general
Title
The general
Statement of responsibility
Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith
Title variation
General, Cops and The playhouse
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
[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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UPM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
[The general] Photographed by Dev Jennings & Bert Haines
Language note
Silent with English intertitles and music soundtrack
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.G46 1999
PerformerNote
  • [The general] Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes
  • [The playhouse, Cops] Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1894-1955
  • 1892-1961
  • 1877-1961
  • 1892-1937
  • 1902-1989
  • 1902-1982
  • 1840-1904
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Cline, Edward
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Boasberg, Al
  • Smith, Charles
  • Mack, Marion
  • Barnes, Frank
  • Fox, Virginia
  • Shepard, David
  • Pittenger, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • First National Pictures
  • Comique Film Corporation
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
116
Series statement
The art of Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pittenger, William
  • Railroads
  • Theaters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Silent films
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Short films
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The general, Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • With: The playhouse / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Cops / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; First National Pictures, Inc. ; Comique Film Company ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline
  • The general adapted from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
The general (1926, 75 min.) -- The playhouse (1921, 23 min.) -- Cops (1922, 18 min.)
Control code
ocm55708353
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K131 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The general, Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • With: The playhouse / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Cops / Joseph M. Schenck presents ; First National Pictures, Inc. ; Comique Film Company ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline
  • The general adapted from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
The general (1926, 75 min.) -- The playhouse (1921, 23 min.) -- Cops (1922, 18 min.)
Control code
ocm55708353
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K131 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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