Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
An edited version of Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton’s 1926 comedy feature, showing Buster Keaton in his most successful period as an actor and director of this satire on Civil War espionage. Combines good examples of Keaton’s dry wit and acute sense of timing. This edited work, narrated by Paul Killiam, indicates the significance of ‘The General’ in film history.
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Study and teaching
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - United States - History
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads
Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion pictures - Study and teaching
People → Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966
Short films → Short films - United States
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)