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Joseph Mitchell



A veteran vaudeville performer and the author of several musical comedies, Pennsylvania-born Joseph Mitchell's screen career was mainly spent as a gag writer/intertitle writer for Buster Keaton. Mitchell wrote or contributed to most of Keaton's successes in the 1920s, including The Three Ages (1923), Sherlock, Jr. (1924), and The Navigator (1924). Several of Mitchell's original stories were later turned into screenplays by others, including The Regular Fellow (1925), starring Raymond Griffith, and Ragtime (1927). Jean Havez, Clyde Bruckman, and Mitchell's screenplay for Buster Keaton's Seven Chances (1925) was used for 1999's The Bachelor.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
88% Young@Heart
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Massacre at Fort Holman
  • Maj. Ballard
1974
100% Seven Chances
  • Screenwriter
1925
94% Sherlock Jr.
  • Screenwriter
1924
100% The Navigator
  • Screenwriter
1924
100% The Three Ages
  • Screenwriter
1923
96% Our Hospitality
  • Screenwriter
1923

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Independent Lens
1999
  • Appearing

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