The General
Released
1926
Directed by
Buster Keaton
Clyde Bruckman
Tagline
Love
Locomotives
and Laughs.
Produced by
Joseph M. Schenck
Buster Keaton
Screenplay by
Buster Keaton
Clyde Bruckman
Paul Girard Smith
Actors
Boris Karloff
Mike Donlin
Glen Cavender
Frederick Vroom
James Farley
Joe Keaton
Marion Mack
Charles Henry Smith
Tom Nawn
Frank Barnes
Sergeant Bukowski
Jimmy Bryant
Henry Baird
Joe Bricher
Netflix Rating
NR
Netflix Genre
Classics
Silent Films
Classic Comedies
Blu-ray
Netflix Format
DVD
Blu-ray and streaming
Genres (Film)
Romance Film
War film
Adventure Film
Action Film
Comedy
Category
Film

The General

The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton who co-directed it with Clyde Bruckman. It was adapted by Al Boasberg, Bruckman, Keaton, Paul Girard Smith and Charles Henry Smith from the memoir The Great Locomotive Chase by William Pittenger. At the time of its initial release, The General, an action-adventure-comedy made toward the end of the silent era, wasn't well ... more on Wikipedia

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