FILM: The General (1926)

Showtimes: Sunday, May 12
4:00pm
$12 public | $10 members
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With LIVE musical accompaniment provided by Jeff Rapsis, New Hampshire-based performer regarded as one of the nation's leading silent film musicians.

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.

Features Keaton short film ONE WEEK (1920) Runtime: 19 mins

Rating: NR
Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack
Release Date: December 31, 1926
Runtime: 107 mins