The General

Jan 17, 1927 | NR | 1h 19m

The General is a 1927 American silent film comedy from Buster Keaton. The film flopped when first released but is now regarded as the height of sil...

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8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 2 # of Reviews: 1

Overall Rating

8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 2 # of Reviews: 1

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Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

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  • BarneyNuttall

    BarneyNuttall

    7 / 10
    In historical context, The General is revolutionary. Keaton clearly had an understanding of cinema as the art form it truly is. There is no attempt to replicate another, such as theatre. Instead, Keaton uses closeups, unique framings, and even som... Read the full review »

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