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
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles
LC call number
  • PN1995.75
  • PN1995.75
LC item number
  • .G46 2008
  • .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
78
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
  • Original feature is color tinted; special features in color with black and white sequences
  • Adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's "The Great Locomotive Chase."
  • DVD release of the 1926 silent film
  • Special features: three musical scores; video tour of the authentic General; behind-the-scenes home movie footage; 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
mixed
Control code
ocn247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (78 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
(OCoLC)247133504
System details
DVD, NTSC ; fullscreen presentation, 5.1 stereo surround
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
  • Original feature is color tinted; special features in color with black and white sequences
  • Adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith from William Pittenger's "The Great Locomotive Chase."
  • DVD release of the 1926 silent film
  • Special features: three musical scores; video tour of the authentic General; behind-the-scenes home movie footage; 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
mixed
Control code
ocn247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (78 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
(OCoLC)247133504
System details
DVD, NTSC ; fullscreen presentation, 5.1 stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD

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