The General (Special Edition) (1927)

Genre : Silents
  
Format:  The General  DVD 
$23.74
Regularly $24.99
 
 
One of the truly great film comedies, based on a true Civil War incident. Keaton is a Southern railroad engineer whose beloved train (with fiancee Helen Mack on board) is hijacked by Union forces. His rescue of both leads to a classic locomotive chase and some hilarious stunts. Next, enter "The Play House" (1921), a vaudeville venue where every character in the opening scene is played by Buster, and then watch hi m try to avoid an army of "Cops" (1922) out to catch him. 116 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.
 
SKU: D15468
$23.74
Regularly $24.99
Category:
Silents
Director:
Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Rated:
NR
Color:
Black & White
Format: 
Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn, Buster Keaton
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DVD, DVD Ultimate Edition, Blu-ray Fullscreen
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