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

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

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
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
[The general] Photographed by Dev Jennings & Bert Haines
Language note
Silent with English intertitles and music soundtrack
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
  • 1947-
  • 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, Inc
  • Comique Film Corporation
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
116
Series statement
Art of Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pittenger, William
  • Railroads
  • Theaters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Silent 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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • 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
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The general (1926, 75 min.) -- The playhouse (1921, 23 min.) -- Cops (1922, 18 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color tinted and black and white
Publisher number
K131 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm42930293
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • 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
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The general (1926, 75 min.) -- The playhouse (1921, 23 min.) -- Cops (1922, 18 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color tinted and black and white
Publisher number
K131 DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm42930293
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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