Union solders have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army all » because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates. But now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, recross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates." Directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman, 1927. Film in public domain available at Archive.org and Public Domain Movies.