The General (1926)

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. Johnnie must rescue both his loves.

(Plot summary written by Ed Stephan )


Runtime original: 01:15:00

Runtime at 90to5: 00:04:44

Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton

Writer: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg (adaptation), Charles Henry Smith (adaptation), William Pittenger (book), Paul Girard Smith

Editor: Buster Keaton, Sherman Kell

90to5 Editor: ninofournier

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90to5 Editor Bio:

I saw in your “specs” section that the movie editing shouldn’t be too fast… Well, we speak about the editing there… not about the movie itself ! Have fun !

— ninofournier



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  1. The piece of work is much better now (2nd version). Frankly speaking, it was an absolute nonesense nonesense the video with those “intertitles subtitled” because the viewer had no time to read them. It seemed a botched job to me.
    It’s more classy now, so congratulations ninofournier.

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