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Title Steamboat Bill, Jr. / Buster Keaton
Edition Full frame
Published [Australia] : Madman Entertainment : Distributed by The AV Channel, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Rei/Sbj  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (69 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Series Director's suite
Director's suite.
Summary Bill Jr, the estranged son of Mississippi riverboat captain Steamboat Bill, returns from Boston to grudgingly work the boats. As his father tries to toughen him up for life on the river, a fair damsel catches his eye, plunging him into all sorts of trouble. But it is when his father lands himself in jail that Steamboat Bill Jr must rise to the occasion to rescue his father
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1928
Aspect ratio: 4:3
Special features include: interactive menus, scene selection, introduction to the film, "Backstage" (1919) & "One week" excerpts, stunt sequence analysis, short film 'Jailbait', the Mississipi River, films inspired by Steamboat Bill, Jr
"This movie was used as a model for 'Steamboat Willie' (1928), Mickey Mouse's first cartoon with sound"--Container
Credits Photography, Dev Jennings, Bert Haines
Cast Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence, Tom Lewis, Marion Byron
Notes Rated:G
DVD. Produced for all regions
Available to Deakin staff and students only
Subject Feature films -- United States.
Genre/Form Silent films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings.
Author Schenck, Joseph M., 1877-1961.
Harbaugh, Carl, 1886-1960.
Riesner, Charles, 1887-1962.
Jennings, Dev.
Haines, Bert.
Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966.
McGuire, Tom, 1873-1954.
Torrence, Ernest, 1878-1933.
Lewis, Tom, 1864-1927.
Byron, Marion, 1911-1985.
MK2 Productions.
United Artists Corporation.
Madman Entertainment Australia (Firm)
AV Channel.
Other Titles Steamboat Bill, Junior