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The General

One of the greatest films from the silent period, a true classic. Buster Keaton is an engineer on 'The General', a Confederate train during the Civil War. When the train is stolen by Union soldiers, Keaton sets out to recover it in an incredible chase.

Year: 1927
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Comedy, Best of the 1920s, Film Festivals 2005, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Buster Keaton
Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender
Duration: 75 Minutes
Rating: G
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Location in store: Alice's 300 Greatest Films

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