The General

The General


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During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnny 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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IMDB 8.1 (98k)


Action & Adventure, War & Military, Comedy, Drama, Made in Europe


1h 19min

Production country

United States


Clyde Bruckman , Buster Keaton


Buster Keaton
Johnnie Gray
Marion Mack
Annabelle Lee
Glen Cavender
Captain Anderson
Jim Farley
General Thatcher
Frederick Vroom
A Southern General
Frank Barnes
Annabelle's Brother
Charles Henry Smith
Annabelle's Father
Joe Keaton
Union General
Mike Donlin
Union General
Tom Nawn
Union General
Jimmy Bryant
Raider (uncredited)
Budd Fine
Raider (uncredited)
Eddie Foster
Union Railroad Fireman (uncredited)
Frank Hagney
Confederate Recruiter (uncredited)
Ray Hanford
Raider (uncredited)
Jack Hanlon
Bit Part (uncredited)
Edward Hearn
Union Officer (uncredited)
Hilliard Karr
Soldier (uncredited)
Elgin Lessley
Union General Who Gives Command to Cross Bridge (uncredited)
Louis Lewyn
Soldier (uncredited)
Jackie Lowe
Boy Who Follows Johnny (uncredited)
Charles Phillips
Raider (uncredited)
Al St. John
Officer on Horseback (uncredited)