The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
The General
Title
The General
Statement of responsibility
Joseph M. Schenck presents ; A United Artists production ; written and directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman ; adapted by Al Boasberg and Charles Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnny must rescue both his loves
Cataloging source
CZA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Joseph M. Schenck, producer ; cinematography, Bert Haines, Devereaux Jennings
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1927
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Silent film with musical accompaniment and caption screens
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G464 2003
PerformerNote
Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes [i.e. Richard Allen], Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1966
  • 1877-1961
  • 1894-1955
  • 1902-1989
  • 1892-1937
  • 1865-1942
  • 1883-1962
  • 1882-1947
  • 1857-1942
  • 1875?-1940
  • 1867-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Bruckman, Clyde
  • Mack, Marion
  • Boasberg, Al
  • Smith, Charles H.
  • Cavender, Glen
  • Farley, J. L.
  • Vroom, Frederick
  • Allen, Richard
  • Keaton, Joe
  • Donlin, Mike
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Alpha Video Distributors
Runtime
78
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • General (Locomotive)
  • Railroads in motion pictures
  • Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862
  • Confederate States of America
  • Georgia
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Digitally remastered
  • Based on a true story
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52346650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089218412898
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
ALP 4128D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52346650
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Digitally remastered
  • Based on a true story
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52346650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089218412898
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
ALP 4128D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52346650
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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