The General starring Buster Keaton (1927)
Buster Keaton

The General is one of the first epic blockbusters of movie history Buster Keaton plays an engineer (Johnnie Gray) in love with his woman, and The General, a train.

Main plot overview: Our hero's woman is kidnapped by dark hatted bad guys. The only way to save her is to chase after the thugs, improvising along the way.

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Movie facts
Released in 1927
Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Writers: Al Boasberg (adaptation), Clyde Bruckman
Cast: Marion Mack (Annabelle Lee), Glen Cavender (Union Capt. Anderson (chief spy)), Frederick Vroom (Confederate general), Joe Keaton (Union general), Mike Donlin (Union general), Tom Nawn (Union general), Buster Keaton (Johnnie Gray)
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