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

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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, TN. The railroad initially permitted him to do so, even providing him with a branch line to film on. However, when it... ...


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 pistol Johnnie uses near the end of the film to arrest the Yankee officer in the cab of the General is a Colt revolver from the 1870s.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | War | Western

Details

Release Date:

24 February 1927

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

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