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The Resource The General, written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, (videorecording)

The General, written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, (videorecording)

Label
The General
Title
The General
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comedy based on the Civil War hijacking of the Confederate supply train The General by Union spy, Captain Anderson and his men. Buster Keaton, with his famous comedic stunts, plays the engineer who rescues the heroine and the train
Cataloging source
NOG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors, Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman ; original piano score by William Perry
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English titles
PerformerNote
Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1894-1955
  • 1902-1989
  • 1883-1962
  • 1882-1947
  • 1857-1942
  • 1867-1946
  • 1840-1904
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Mack, Marion
  • Cavender, Glen
  • Farley, J. L.
  • Vroom, Frederick
  • Keaton, Joe
  • Pittenger, William
  • Allied Artists Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
96
Series statement
Allied Artists classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Technique
live action
Label
The General, written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Selected by the Library of Congress for the National Film Registry."--Container
  • A DVD release of the 1927 silent motion picture
  • Based on Al Boasberg and Charles Smith's adaptation of The great locomotive chase by William Pittenger
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm70660500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full uncut director's version.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086624499338
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
49933
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1032689
  • (OCoLC)70660500
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The General, written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Selected by the Library of Congress for the National Film Registry."--Container
  • A DVD release of the 1927 silent motion picture
  • Based on Al Boasberg and Charles Smith's adaptation of The great locomotive chase by William Pittenger
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm70660500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full uncut director's version.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
086624499338
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
49933
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1032689
  • (OCoLC)70660500
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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