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The General (1926)

Not Rated
67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
Writers
Buster Keaton | Clyde Bruckman | Al Boasberg (adapted by) | Charles Henry Smith (adapted by) (as Charles Smith)
Composers
The Alloy Orchestra (version: 2003 alternate) | Carl Davis (1987) | Robert Israel (1995 New Score)
Cinematographers
Bert Haines (photographed by) | Devereaux Jennings (photographed by) (as Dev Jennings)
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Budget
$ 750,000
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Release date
Jan 15, 1927 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Buster Keaton
Johnnie Gray Johnnie Gray   See fewer
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Marion Mack
Annabelle Lee Annabelle Lee   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Captain Anderson Captain Anderson   See fewer
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Jim Farley
General Thatcher General Thatcher   See fewer
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Frederick Vroom
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Charles Henry Smith
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Frank Barnes
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Joe Keaton
Union General Union General   See fewer
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Mike Donlin
Union General Union General   See fewer
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Tom Nawn
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Henry Baird
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Joe Bricher
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Jimmy Bryant
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Sergeant Bukowski
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C.C. Cruson
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Jack Dempster
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Keith Fennell
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Budd Fine
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Eddie Foster
Union Railroad Fireman (uncredited) Union Railroad Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Gilstrap
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Confederate Recruiter (uncredited) Confederate Recruiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Hanford
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Jack Hanlon
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Al Hanson
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Anthony Harvey
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Edward Hearn
Union Officer (uncredited) Union Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
Union General (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Union General (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hilliard Karr
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Elgin Lessley
Union General Who Gives Command to Cross Bridge (uncredited) Union General Who Gives Command to Cross Bridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Lewyn
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Jackie Lowe
Boy Who Follows Johnny (uncredited) Boy Who Follows Johnny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Lynn
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Ross McCutcheon
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Tom Moran
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Charles Phillips
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Red Rial
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Al St. John
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Harold Terry
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Thomas
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Red Thompson
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James Walsh
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Kenneth Hawley Ward
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John Wilson
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Jean Woodward
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8.2 / 10 | 67,950 votes