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The general : Cops ; Playhouse.

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The general adapted from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase.

The general. Joseph M. Schenck presents a United Artists production; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith. Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes. Photographed by Dev Jennings & Bert Haines. Music, Robert Israel. (1926, 75 min.) -- The playhouse. Joseph M. Schenck presents a First National attraction; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. Music, Robert Israel. (1921, 23 min.) -- Cops. Joseph M. Schenck presents; First National Picutres, Inc.; Comique Film Company; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox. Music, Gaylord Carter. (1922, 18 min.).

[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct.

DVD, digitally mastered.

Contents: Great locomotive chase.

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