The General (1926) Poster



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Version of 

Railroad Raiders of '62 (1911) (Short)

Edited into 

Jekyll & Canada (2009) (Video)
Footage from this movie was used
War of the Worlds the True Story (2012)
sequence in which a bridge collapses under a train and the train falls in a river


Referenced in 

A Southern Yankee (1948)
several gags reused
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
A bridge collapses just after a train crosses it.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The train crash at the end uncannily mirrors the finale from Buster Keaton's The General.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
A battle fought over a destroyed bridge is shown.
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967)
A poster for this film hangs upside in Juliette's kitchen
The Great Stone Face (1968)
Referenced by name
Otevri oci (1975) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
The American Friend (1977)
A lamp with a 'moving' picture of Buster Keaton's locomotive 'The General' is shown when Jonathan Zimmerman's son goes to sleep.
The Rockford Files: Local Man Eaten by Newspaper (1978) (TV Episode)
Framed poster hanging from the wall of Johnny Bongard's den.
Los pornoaficionados (1982)
A poster of this film can be seen
Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
The "bear-trap" scene might have been inspired by a similar scene from The General.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Pianist (2002)
Cold Mountain (2003)
The Popcorn of Doom (2003) (Video)
There is a picture of Buster Keaton from The General next to the couple's TV.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
Secret Missions of the Civil War (2005) (TV Movie)
Compares the movie to the historical truth
Heroes: Chapter Three 'One of Us, One of Them' (2008) (TV Episode)
German poster for the film is shown.
You Dropped Your Quarter (2009) (Short)
The cigar burning through the tablecloth to reveal the girl.
The General: Tour of Filming Locations (2009) (Video)
Documentary of film
Jackass 3.5 (2011) (Video)
mentioned that Buster Keaton used a cannon in a film
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Tonto's ladder trick during the climax directly homages Keaton's work here.
Silent (2014) (Short)
Older performer jumps away from oncoming train in black and white film
The Blacklist: Monarch Douglas Bank (No. 112) (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Red
Drunk History: Behind Enemy Lines (2019) (TV Episode)
Jon Gabrus talks about Andrews' Raiders board a train called The General

Featured in 

Trans-Canada Express (1944) (Short)
Return of the General (1962) (Short)
Fractured Flickers: Anna Maria Alberghetti (1963) (TV Episode)
Show includes the scene with Keaton trying on his new sword.
Fractured Flickers: Ruta Lee (1963) (TV Episode)
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" segment features clips from "The General."
The Great Stone Face (1968)
Clips are shown
Hollywood (1980) (TV Mini-Series)
Hollywood: Comedy: A Serious Business (1980) (TV Episode)
Scene with Buster Keaton and Marion mack
Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) (Video)
in part I
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (1987) (TV Mini-Series)
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Clips seen as the movie is watched by an outdoor audience at the squash festival
Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle (1993)
footage of this movie is shown.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Art of Buster Keaton (1995) (Video)
Troldspejlet: Special Effects in Star Trek: Generations (1995) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at stunts in films + clip shown
Nós Que Aqui Estamos por Vós Esperamos (1999)
A scene appears in one chapter of this movie
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
The General is #18.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004) (TV Movie)
excerpt shown
Stan Kann: The Happiest Man in the World (2005)
Uses archival footage from the film
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Silent Clowns: Buster Keaton (2006) (TV Episode)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
The General is #18.
TCM Guest Programmer: U.S. Critics (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
Conan: As Time Goes Bi-Curious (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of the train wreck is edited into a comedy segment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Hugo (2011)
Clip is featured in montage and poster is displayed
Lost Forever (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in Lost Forever.
The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)
Janice watches the film in a theater along with Brian and Jill.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1920s (2014) (TV Episode)
The General is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Slapstick Comedy Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The General is #9.
Shut Up! (2015) (Short)
Clips shown, the silent section is an homage to the era
Dominion: Mouth of the Damned (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is watched
Notfilm (2015)
Clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Chase Movies of All Time (2017) (TV Episode)
The General gets an honorable mention.
The Hero (2017)
Lee watches it on TV.
Young Sheldon: Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine (2018) (TV Episode)
Sheldon watches this movie
The Image Book (2018)
Clip(s) shown.
Pierre Richard: Le discret (2018) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The Great Buster (2018)
The film contains highlights of this movie
The IMDb Show: Take 5 With Natalie Morales (2019) (TV Episode)
extract of the film


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