Ratings

TMDB Rating 8
IMDB Rating 8.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 93%

Financials

Revenue: $1,000,000

Budget: $750,000

Profit: + $250,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: Buster drives "The General" to trainload of laughter.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Dec 25, 1926

Rating: NR

Run Time: 1h 19m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Buster Keaton Productions , Joseph M. Schenck Productions


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Synopsis

During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.


Main Cast

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton

Johnny Gray

Age : 70 | Popularity : 13%

Marion Mack

Marion Mack

Annabelle Lee

Age : 87 | Popularity : 5%

Glen Cavender

Glen Cavender

Captain Anderson

Age : 78 | Popularity : 3%

Jim Farley

Jim Farley

General Thatcher

Age : 65 | Popularity : 3%

Frederick Vroom

Frederick Vroom

A Southern General

Age : 84 | Popularity : 3%

Charles Henry Smith

Charles Henry Smith

Annabelle's Father

Age : 76 | Popularity : 3%

Joe Keaton

Joe Keaton

Union General

Age : 78 | Popularity : 3%

Al St. John

Al St. John

Officer on Horseback (uncredited)

Age : 69 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Adaptation
Al Boasberg
Al Boasberg
Charles Henry Smith
Charles Henry Smith
Screenplay
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Clyde Bruckman
Clyde Bruckman
Book
William Pittenger
William Pittenger
Directing Director
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Clyde Bruckman
Clyde Bruckman
Assistant Director
Edward Hearn
Edward Hearn
Editing Editor
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Sherman Kell
Sherman Kell
Production Producer
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Joseph M. Schenck
Joseph M. Schenck
Production Manager
Fred Gabourie
Fred Gabourie
Production Coordinator
Harry Brand
Harry Brand
Crew Stunts
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
Earl Mohan
Earl Mohan
Second Unit
Glen Cavender
Glen Cavender
Art Art Direction
Fred Gabourie
Fred Gabourie
Set Decoration
Harry Roselotte
Harry Roselotte
Construction Foreman
Frank Barnes
Frank Barnes
Camera First Assistant Camera
Harry J. Wild
Harry J. Wild
Director of Photography
Bert Haines
Bert Haines
Devereaux Jennings
Devereaux Jennings
Grip
Frank Barnes
Frank Barnes
Camera Operator
Byron Houck
Byron Houck
Elmer Ellsworth
Elmer Ellsworth
Still Photographer
Dal Clawson
Dal Clawson
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Fred Carlton Ryle
Fred Carlton Ryle
Department Role Name

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