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The General

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Released February 5th, 1927, 'The General' stars Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 23 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from respected critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, this film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny's fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation in comic action scenes that highlight Keaton's boundless wit and dexterity."

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