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Buster Keaton. The short films collection, 1920-1923 [videorecording].

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 6068-6070 Disc 1 37684001085785 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Media Center Reserve DVD 6068-6070 Disc 2 37684001085786 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Media Center Reserve DVD 6068-6070 Disc 3 37684001085787 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (390 min.) : si., b&w & tinted col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Ultimate 3-disc ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Kino International, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label; edition from container.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LHIS-223: America in the silent film era (Miller).
Includes musical accompaniment.
Seventh film restored and re-titled by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill for Thames Silents in association with Raymond Rohauer.
Program notes (ill.) inserted in container.
Videodisc release of films produced between 1920 and 1923.
Special features: fifteen visual essays; alternate/deleted shots from some films; The men who would be Buster: a collection of clips from slapstick films influenced by Keaton's work; four visual essays on the films' locations; "Character studies" (ca. 1922) a gag film starring Carter DeHaven with cameos by Keaton and others; "Seeing stars" (excerpts), a 1922 film featuring cameos by Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and others; booklet with essay by Jeffrey Vance.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The "high sign" (1921) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- One week / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- Convict 13 (1921) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The scarecrow (1920) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster Keaton" and Eddie Cline -- Neighbors (1920) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The haunted house / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- Hard luck (1921) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline.
Disc 2. The goat (1921) / [presented by] Joseph M. Schenck ; released exclusively through Metro Pictures Corporation ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Mal St. Clair -- The play house / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The boat / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The paleface / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- Cops / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- My wife's relations / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline.
Disc 3. The blacksmith / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Mal St. Clair -- The frozen north / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- Day dreams / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The electric house / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The balloonatic / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline -- The love nest / Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction ; written and directed by "Buster" Keaton.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Elgin Lessley (7th film) ; music, Ben Model (1st, 2nd, 10th, 12th, 14th, 18th films) ; video producer, Bret Wood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Bull Montana.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital 2.0.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Slapstick comedy films.
Comedy films.
Short films.
Silent films.
Fiction films.

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