THE GENERAL

A film by Buster Keaton Collection

Cast : Marion Mack, Glenn Cavender, Buster Keaton

1926 / adventure. comedy / Etats-Unis / original title : THE GENERAL / 79’ / status : completed / long feature-film / French catalog

The American Civil War, c. 1862. Johnny Gray is rejected by the Confederate army, because he is deemed to be more useful as an engine driver. But his girl, Annabelle Lee thinks it’s because he’s a coward. He proves her wrong by setting off in single-handed pursuit of the Unionists who have taken both his train and his girl. He manages to rescue them both.

Available in 2K, score by Robert Israel