2nd Friday Film: The General
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
2nd Friday Film: The General*
Friday, November 11, 2016 at 6:30PM
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
1726 Washington St., Oregon City, 97045
*A Buster Keaton movie, filmed in Oregon.
Summary (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_General_(1926_film)):
"The General is a 1926 American silent comedy film released by United Artists. Inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase, which happened in 1862, the film stars Buster Keaton who co-directed it with Clyde Bruckman. It was adapted by Al Boasberg, Bruckman, Keaton, Paul Girard Smith and Charles Henry Smith from the memoir The Great Locomotive Chase by William Pittenger.
The film has been reevaluated, and is now considered by critics as one of the greatest films ever made. In 2007, The General was ranked #18 by the American Film Institute on their 10th Anniversary list of the 100 best American movies of all time."
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