When the American Civil War breaks out, confederate railroad engineer Johnny Gray has his beloved locomotive carrying his fiancée stolen by Union spies. He boards another massive train, and sets out to pursue the Northern spies to get his kidnapped steam engine back.

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Regularly hailed as one of the greatest comedies ever committed to celluloid, The General is silent slapstick at its peak, leading to a wild climactic chase scene that will forever be in the record books.

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