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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, (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
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 1989.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
General (Motion picture : 1927)
Credits note
Photography, Dev Jennings, Bert Haines ; music: 1. composed and conducted by Carl Davis, performed by The Thames Silents Orchestra; 2. arranged and directed by Robert Israel; or 3. theatre organ score by Lee Erwin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.G46 2008
PerformerNote
Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glenn Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1894-1955
  • 1892-1937
  • 1865-1942
  • 1877-1961
  • 1902-1989
  • 1883-1962
  • 1882-1947
  • 1857-1942
  • 1840-1904
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Boasberg, Al
  • Smith, Charles H.
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Mack, Marion
  • Cavender, Glen
  • Farley, Jim
  • Vroom, Frederick
  • Pittenger, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
75
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pittenger, William
  • Locomotive engineers
  • Railroad trains
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
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
  • Adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's "The Great Locomotive Chase."
  • Original feature is color tinted ; special features in color with black and white sequences
  • DVD release of the 1926 silent film
  • Special features: three musical scores; video tour of the authentic General; behind-the-scenes home movie footage; filmed introduction by Gloria Swanson; filmed introduction by Orson Welles; "The Buster Express": a brisk montage of train gags from throughout Keaton's career
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. The feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329063726
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
K637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1354138
  • (OCoLC)247133504
System details
DVD ; full screen (1.33:1)
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's "The Great Locomotive Chase."
  • Original feature is color tinted ; special features in color with black and white sequences
  • DVD release of the 1926 silent film
  • Special features: three musical scores; video tour of the authentic General; behind-the-scenes home movie footage; filmed introduction by Gloria Swanson; filmed introduction by Orson Welles; "The Buster Express": a brisk montage of train gags from throughout Keaton's career
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. The feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329063726
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
K637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1354138
  • (OCoLC)247133504
System details
DVD ; full screen (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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