When: Sun., Feb. 7, 3-5 p.m. 2016
One of Buster Keaton’s most beloved silent films, Keaton plays Johnny Gray a hapless train engineer with two loves—one a beautiful girl, and the other, a locomotive named “The General”. When both fall into the hands of the enemy, Johnny sets out to rescue both. What follows is mixup after mixup, some hilarious and all ingeniously displaying Keaton’s acrobatic grace and inventive style, at a level as good as the best work ever done on in the silent film medium. The General will be accompanied by the piano virtuosity of Marta Waterman.