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The General

1/2/1927; 106 minutes

At the start of the civil war, confederate train engineer Jonnie Grey tries to enlist, but is refused because he is more valuable to the south as a train engineer. When The General, his train, and Anabelle Lee, his girlfriend, are captured by the northerners, Jonnie sets out in pursuit, to rescue his two loves. (USA, 1927, B&W, 108 mins, dir. Buster Keaton, with Buster Keaton & Marion Mack, Silent) (#1763)

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