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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rejected by the Confederate Army as unfit and taken for a coward by his beloved, an engineer sets out to win the Civil War single handedly with the help of his cherished locomotive. The film simltaneously comic and historically accurate in its details
Related
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
General (Motion picture : 1926)
Language note
Silent with English intertitles; original musical accompaniment added
PerformerNote
Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • d. 1955
  • 1877-1961
  • b. 1892
  • 1902-1989
  • 1875?-1940
  • 1902-1982
  • 1840-1904
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Boasberg, Al
  • Smith, Charles
  • Mack, Marion
  • Allen, Richard
  • Fox, Virginia
  • Pittenger, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
75
Series statement
The art of Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Railroads
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Silent films
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Short films
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from The Great locomotive chase by William Pittenger
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1926
  • Special features include two short motion pictures, The Playhouse (23 min.) and Cops (18 min.), starring Buster Keaton and Virginia Fox
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn146795729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329013127
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DVD 6018 K131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)146795729
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from The Great locomotive chase by William Pittenger
  • Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1926
  • Special features include two short motion pictures, The Playhouse (23 min.) and Cops (18 min.), starring Buster Keaton and Virginia Fox
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn146795729
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329013127
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DVD 6018 K131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)146795729
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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