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The General

Author: Buster KeatonJoseph M SchenckClyde BruckmanMarion MackAl BoasbergAll authors
Publisher: Narberth, PA : Alpha Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnny must rescue both his loves.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Silent films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Buster Keaton; Joseph M Schenck; Clyde Bruckman; Marion Mack; Al Boasberg; Charles H Smith; Glen Cavender; J L Farley; Frederick Vroom; Richard Allen; Joe Keaton; Mike Donlin; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; United Artists Corporation.; Alpha Video Distributors.
OCLC Number: 52346650
Language Note: Silent film with musical accompaniment and caption screens.
Notes: Digitally remastered.
Based on a true story.
Credits: Joseph M. Schenck, producer ; cinematography, Bert Haines, Devereaux Jennings.
Performer(s): Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes [i.e. Richard Allen], Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn.
Event notes: Originally released as a motion picture by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1927.
Description: 1 videodisc (78 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: General (Motion picture : 1927)
Responsibility: Joseph M. Schenck presents ; A United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith.

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Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnny must rescue both his loves.

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