The General (1926)

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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 in The General (1926)
  • Buster Keaton in The General (1926)
  • Buster Keaton in The General (1926)
  • The General (1926)
  • "The General" Buster Keaton 1926 MGM

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Trivia

Buster Keaton wanted to use the real locomotive "The General", which was at the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St Louis Union Depot in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The railroad initially permitted him to do so, even providing him with a branch line to film on. However, ... ...


Quotes

Annabelle's brother: Fort Sumter has been fired upon.
Mr. Lee: Then the war is here.
Annabelle's brother: Yes, dad, and I'm going to be one of the first to enlist.


Goofs

The Union soldier killed by the flying sword blade, uses a Springfield trapdoor rifle not available during the Civil War.

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Genres

Action | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | War | Western

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