The General

The General

Cannes Film Festival
Berlin International Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
São Paulo International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival

When the American Civil War breaks out, confederate railroad engineer Johnny Gray has his beloved locomotive carrying his fiancée stolen by Union spies. He boards another massive train, and sets out to pursue the Northern spies to get his kidnapped steam engine back.

Brilliantly filmed and fueled with classic physical comedy, "The General" captures Buster Keaton at his timeless best.

Directed By: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
Written By: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg, Charles H. Smith
Starring: Buster Keaton
Aspects: Comedy, Romance, Silent, Action, Black and White. Certified Fresh

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The General
  • The General (1926)

    Cannes Film Festival
    Berlin Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Certified Fresh

    Brilliantly filmed and fueled with classic physical comedy, "The General" captures Buster Keaton at his timeless best. Buster Keaton plays Johnny Gray, a Southern railroad engineer who loves his ...