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  • Director

    Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman

  • Starring

    Buster Keaton, Marian Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom

  • Run Time

    79 mins

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Senior Selections: The General

Part of the Senior Selections Season


An inspired blend of slapstick humour, dynamic action and succinct storytelling, The General is one of the most enduring comedies to have emerged from the silent movie era. The expressively deadpan Keaton stars as a Confederate railroad engineer, pursuing his beloved locomotive (the General) and his sweetheart Annabelle (Marion Mack), who have been abducted by Union spies...

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