Buster Keaton l The General I Classic Full Movie (1926) Directors: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists.Premiere voted this movie as one of "The 50 Greatest Comedies Of All Time".
Initial release: 31 December 1926 (Tokyo)
Directors: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
Based on: The Great Locomotive Chase; by William Pittenger
Cinematography: Bert Haines, Dev Jennings
Story by: Charles Henry Smith, William Pittenger, Al Boasberg
Excerpts from online Reviews-
*One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, this film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny's fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation in comic action scenes that highlight Keaton's boundless wit and dexterity.
**One of the best silent comedies ever! It's so funny, because of hilarious amounts of physical gags, and is just over-the-top fun! Seriously, you need to watch this. It's from the golden age of cinema, showing it's one of the best movies ever made! Please, do watch this!!!
***Brilliantly filmed and fueled with classic physical comedy, The General captures Buster Keaton at his timeless best.