11 Sep 19
£12 / £8 conc. +bf
“A jaw-plunging blend of physical dexterity and bravura moviemaking.”
Wildfowl and York Mediale presents
The Buster Keaton Picture Show sees acclaimed instrumental group Haiku Salut perform an original, contemporary live score to Cohen Media’s stunning 4K restoration of Buster Keaton’s 1926 comedy classic The General.
The film is based on a true incident – the Great Locomotive Chase – with The General of the title referring to engineer Johnnie Gray’s (Keaton) engine. Gray has been rejected by both the Confederate Army and by his fiancee Annabelle but when Union spies steal the General (and unwittingly, Annabelle), he gets a chance to prove his heroism by catching up with The General and rescuing his beloved[...]