The General

by Buster Keaton 1h37min United States 1926
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The General
by Buster Keaton

When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

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  • Buster Keaton : Johnnie Gray
  • Jim Farley : Général Thatcher
  • Marion Mack : Annabel/Mary Lee
  • Glen Cavender : Captain Anderson
  • And with: Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton


  • Director Buster Keaton
  • Scenario Buster Keaton
  • Original work author William Pittenger
  • Photo director Devereaux Jennings, Bert Haines
  • Set Design Harry Roselotte
  • Costume Design J.K. Pitcarin
  • Editing Harry Barnes, Sherman Kell
  • Original music Joe Hisaishi
  • Producer Buster Keaton, Joseph M. Schenck
  • Production Compagny Buster Keaton Productions, Joseph M. Schenck Productions
  • Distributor Lobster

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1926
  • Release date for France02/24/1927
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageSilent
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