The General The General

Buster drives "The General" to trainload of laughter.

During America’s Civil War Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive The General - his lady love, Annabelle Lee, aboard an attached boxcar - and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle. Released throughout most of the world in 1927, this Silent comedy-action film flopped when originally released, but now is regarded as one of the great American motion pictures. The story is based on actual historic events.

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将军, General, El maquinista de la general, Der General, Генералът, Kenraali, Le mécano de la Générale, Ο στρατηγός, Come vinsi la guerra, A Glória de Pamplinas, A Generális, A General, 제너럴, De Generaal

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