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The General (1926)

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Genres
Action & Adventure, Drama, Western, Comedy, War & Military
Runtime
1h 18min
Age rating
U

Cast

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

Synopsis

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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