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The General

Author: Buster KeatonMarion MackAl BoasbergClyde BruckmanCarl DavisAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Video, ©1987.
Series: Thames video collection; Legendary silents.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the Confederate Army but was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of his train, The General.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings
Silent films
Comedy films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Buster Keaton; Marion Mack; Al Boasberg; Clyde Bruckman; Carl Davis; Charles Smith, screenwriter.; Rohauer Collection.
ISBN: 1559830603 9781559830607
OCLC Number: 20653107
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1926 silent motion picture.
"0282."
Credits: Written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith ; new score for this print composed by Carl Davis ; photography, J. Devereux Jennings, Bert Haines.
Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frank Hagney, Joe Keaton.
Description: 1 videocassette (77 min.) : sound, black and white, mono, Dolby processed ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Thames video collection; Legendary silents.
Responsibility: the Rohauer Collection, Inc.

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A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the Confederate Army but was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of his train, The General.

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