The General


Main Details
Premiere Date 1926-12-31
Alternative Titles
  • Krig og Kærlighed (Danish)
  • Le mécano de la 'Général' (French)
  • Der General (German)
  • Come vinsi la guerra (Italian)
  • Keaton no Dai Ressha Tsuiseki (Japanese (Hepburn))
  • El maquinista de La General (Spanish (Latin))
Category Feature Film
Director Clyde Bruckman
Director Buster Keaton
Producer Joseph M. Schenck
Producer Buster Keaton
Screenplay Al Boasberg
Screenplay Clyde Bruckman
Screenplay Buster Keaton
Screenplay Charles Henry Smith
Screenplay Paul Gerard Smith
Cinematographer Bert Haines
Cinematographer Devereaux Jennings
Editor Buster Keaton
Editor Sherman Kell
Production Company Buster Keaton Productions
Production Company Joseph M. Schenck Productions
Distributor United Artists
Cast Buster Keaton as Johnnie Gray
Cast Marion Mack as Annabelle Lee
Cast Glen Cavender as Union Captain Anderson
Cast Jim Farley as General Thatcher
Cast Frederick Vroom as Confederate General
Cast Charles Henry Smith as Annabelle's Father
Cast Frank Barnes as Annabelle's Brother
Cast Joe Keaton as Union General
Cast Mike Donlin as Union General
Cast Tom Nawn as Union General
Notes When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.


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