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The General (1926)

NR 12/25/1926 (US) ComedyActionAdventureWar 1h 19m
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Buster drives "The General" to trainload of laughter.


During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnny Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

  1. Buster Keaton

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Clyde Bruckman

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Buster Keaton

    Buster Keaton

    Johnnie Gray

  2. Marion Mack

    Marion Mack

    Annabelle Lee

  3. Glen Cavender

    Glen Cavender

    Captain Anderson

  4. Jim Farley

    Jim Farley

    General Thatcher

  5. Frederick Vroom

    Frederick Vroom

    A Southern General

  6. Frank Barnes

    Annabelle's Brother

  7. Charles Henry Smith

    Annabelle's Father

  8. Joe Keaton

    Joe Keaton

    Union General

  9. Mike Donlin

    Mike Donlin

    Union General

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The General
The General

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $750,000.00

Revenue $1,000,000.00


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