The General

The General (1926)

Buster drives "The General" to trainload of laughter.

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During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.

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    Writing Al Boasberg Adaptation
    Writing Buster Keaton Screenplay
    Directing Buster Keaton Director
    Editing Buster Keaton Editor
    Production Buster Keaton Producer
    Crew Buster Keaton Stunts
    Writing Clyde Bruckman Screenplay
    Directing Clyde Bruckman Director
    Production Joseph M. Schenck Producer
    Art Fred Gabourie Art Direction
    Production Fred Gabourie Production Manager
    Camera Harry J. Wild First Assistant Camera
    Camera Bert Haines Director of Photography
    Camera Devereaux Jennings Director of Photography
    Editing Sherman Kell Editor
    Art Harry Roselotte Set Decoration
    Crew Glen Cavender Second Unit
    Writing Charles Henry Smith Adaptation
    Camera Frank Barnes Grip
    Art Frank Barnes Construction Foreman
    Camera Byron Houck Camera Operator
    Camera Elmer Ellsworth Camera Operator
    Directing Edward Hearn Assistant Director
    Crew Earl Mohan Stunts
    Camera Dal Clawson Still Photographer
    Costume & Make-Up Fred Carlton Ryle Makeup Artist
    Production Harry Brand Production Coordinator
    Writing William Pittenger Book