2nd Friday Film: The General

Calendar Date:
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.
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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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