The General (1926)

imdb rating8.1Rotten Tomatoes rating93%
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.


Buster Keaton
Clyde Bruckman


Buster Keaton - Johnny Gray
Marion Mack - Annabelle Lee
Glen Cavender - Captain Anderson
Jim Farley - General Thatcher
Frederick Vroom - A Southern General
Charles Henry Smith - Annabelle's Father
Joe Keaton - Union General
Al St. John - Officer on Horseback (uncredited)
Frank Barnes - Annabelle's Brother
Mike Donlin - Union General
Tom Nawn - Union General
Jimmy Bryant - Raider (uncredited)
Budd Fine - Raider (uncredited)
Ray Hanford - Raider (uncredited)
Charles Phillips - Raider (uncredited)
Eddie Foster - Union Railroad Fireman (uncredited)
Frank Hagney - Confederate Recruiter (uncredited)
Jack Hanlon - Bit Part (uncredited)
Edward Hearn - Union Officer (uncredited)
Hilliard Karr - Soldier (uncredited)
Louis Lewyn - Soldier (uncredited)
Elgin Lessley - Union General Who Gives Command to Cross Bridge (uncredited)
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