The General

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The General

Release Date: (1926)
Rating: Theatrical

Original Language    :    English
Year    :    (1926)
Genre    :    Action, Adventure, Comedy
Time    :    1h 19m
Budget    :    $750,000.00
Revenue    :    -

Movie: During America’s Civil War Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive The General - his lady love, Annabelle Lee, aboard an attached boxcar - and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle. Released throughout most of the world in 1927, this Silent comedy-action film flopped when originally released, but now is regarded as one of the great American motion pictures. The story is based on actual historic events.

Rating:   IMDb  / 4.5

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Written by Andres Gomez on February 26, 2016
Just amazing. Really, really impressive scenes with the railway engines and a physically incredible Keaton.