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The General (1927)
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Buster Keaton Buster Keaton
Johnnie Gray
Marion Mack Marion Mack
Annabelle Lee
Glen Cavender Glen Cavender
Captain Anderson
Jim Farley Jim Farley
General Thatcher
Frederick Vroom Frederick Vroom
A Southern General
Charles Henry Smith Charles Henry Smith
Annabelle's Father
Frank Barnes Frank Barnes
Annabelle's Brother
Joe Keaton Joe Keaton
Union General


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Buster Keaton Buster Keaton
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Clyde Bruckman Clyde Bruckman
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Buster Keaton's best.

11 years, 3 months ago at Apr 30 8:22
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"If you lose this war don't blame me."

The 1920s was the era for old black and white movie comedies. This era was ruled by three factions: Charlie Chaplin, The Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton. The General is a very short (75-minute) but classic silent film from Keaton.

Back in the days when these films were released it was pivotal to include a bunch of fantastically ... read more

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7 years, 8 months ago at Dec 20 0:38
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It's wonderful to see how a good story and good acting can be good forever!
I had the fortune to see this one in a cinema with a live piano (MIND BLOWING) just like the old times.. I laughed a lot.. everybody did...
amazing.. just.. amazing :)

A classic

6 years, 10 months ago at Oct 2 17:00
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Even though I'm a huge fan of Charles Chaplin, having seen all his full length directing efforts and many of his shorts, I must admit I'm pretty illiterate concerning Buster Keaton. As a matter of fact, before watching this flick, I had never seen any of his movies! I know, shame on me... As you can imagine, I had some huge expectations before watching it and I must admit I was actually a little b... read more
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Union soldiers have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates.
Release date: 24 February 1927
UPC: 013023010994
Tags: Comedy (17), Silent (17), War (12), 1926 (12), 1920s (12), Action (9), Romance (7), American Civil War (7), Train (7), 1927 (6), Usa (5), B/w (5), Black And White (4), Civil War (4), IMDb Top250 (4), Black & White (4), Classic (4), Slapstick (4), Imdb 250 (3), Kidnapping (3)
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