The General

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Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnnie must rescue both his loves.

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Writer: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg (adapted by), Charles Henry Smith (adapted by)
Production: N/A
Year: 1926
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 02 Jan 1927
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination.


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Annabelle Lee - Marion Mack
Captain Anderson - Glen Cavender
General Thatcher - Jim Farley
A Southern General - Frederick Vroom
Her Father - Charles Henry Smith
Her Brother - Frank Barnes
Union General - Joe Keaton
Union General - Mike Donlin
Union General - Tom Nawn
Johnnie Gray - Buster Keaton
Soldier - Henry Baird
Soldier - Joe Bricher
Raider - Jimmy Bryant
Officer - C.C. Cruson
Raider - Jack Dempster
Soldier - Keith Fennell
Raider - Budd Fine
Union Railroad Fireman - Eddie Foster
Union Soldier - Ronald Gilstrap
Confederate Recruiter - Frank Hagney
Raider - Ray Hanford
Bit Part - Jack Hanlon
Raider - Al Hanson
Union Officer - Edward Hearn
Soldier - Hilliard Karr
Union General Who Gives Command to Cross Bridge - Elgin Lessley
Soldier - Louis Lewyn
Boy Who Follows Johnny - Jackie Lowe
Soldier - Billy Lynn
Raider - Tom Moran
Raider - Red Rial
Officer on Horseback - Al St. John
Union Soldier - Harold Terry
Raider - Ray Thomas
Raider - Red Thompson
Soldier - James Walsh
Union Soldier - John Wilson
Undetermined Role - Jean Woodward