The General

  • Fri Nov 8
    7:30
The General

with live musical accompaniment by the Alloy Orchestra
$12 General
$10 students + seniors
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director:
Buster Keaton/Clyde Bruckman
cast:
Buster Keaton, Marian Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

"Keaton’s best, and arguably the greatest screen comedy ever made. Against a meticulously evoked Civil War background, Buster risks life, limb, and love as he pursues his beloved railway engine, hijacked by Northern spies up to no good for the Southern cause. The result is everything one could wish for: witty, dramatic, visually stunning, and full of subtle, delightful human insights and constantly hilarious." (Time Out Film Guide)

format
35mm bw
runtime
1 hour 22 minutes
release year/country
1926 USA