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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

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
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles
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,
  • 1936-
  • 1963-
  • 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
  • Davis, Carl
  • Israel, Robert
  • Erwin, Lee
  • Pittenger, William
  • Thames Silents Orchestra
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
75
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pittenger, William
  • Locomotive engineers
  • Railroad trains
  • United Stastes
  • 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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Videodisc release of the 1926 silent film
  • Kino International: K637
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The feature film (w. three musical scores) -- Disc 2. Special features (Video tour of the authentic General ; Tour of filming locations ; 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 ; Photo gallery)
Control code
247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc edition, fullscreen
Extent
2 videodiscs (75 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
738329063726
Other physical details
sound, black and white & color
Publisher number
K637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Copy 2: Public performance rights purchased
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
  • 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
  • Videodisc release of the 1926 silent film
  • Kino International: K637
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The feature film (w. three musical scores) -- Disc 2. Special features (Video tour of the authentic General ; Tour of filming locations ; 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 ; Photo gallery)
Control code
247133504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate 2 disc edition, fullscreen
Extent
2 videodiscs (75 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
738329063726
Other physical details
sound, black and white & color
Publisher number
K637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Copy 2: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD

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