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The General

1926 Rated NR 1hr 43m

Rejected by the Confederate Army, Johnnie Gray sets out to single-handedly win the war with his cherished locomotive in this classic silent film. When Northern spies steal his train, the intrepid Johnnie takes on the entire Union army to get it back.

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Movie Details

Awards
AFI®
  • Top 100 Movies
  • Top 100 Laughs
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
7
Common Sense rating OK for kids 7+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

None

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; ; three musical scores to choose from; video tour of the authentic General; tour of the filming locations; behind-the-scenes home movie footage; film introduction by Gloria Swanson and Orson Welles; The Buster Express: a brisk montage of train gags.