The General and Three Ages (DVD)

Directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline and Clyde Bruckman

Year: 1926
Running Time: 79
UPC: 7 38329 21161 5
Color Type:
Country: U.S.
Language: Silent (English intertitles)
Genres: Silent, Comedy
$24.95 $14.97 (40% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US & Canada

Also Available On:

Blu-ray

The General and Three Ages (DVD)

Cast
Buster Keaton
Wallace Beery
Margaret Leahy
Jim Farley
Glen Cavender
Marian Mack
Joe Roberts

Crew
Directed by Buster Keaton, Eddie Cline and Clyde Bruckman

Buster Keaton’s THE GENERAL is not simply one of the greatest silent comedies ever made, it is one of the greatest films—of any era. In restaging the true story of one man’s journey behind enemy lines to reclaim his captured locomotive during the Civil War, Keaton stages a series of complex chases, using lumbering trains as comedic props. Keaton’s inventive mind is matched only by his physical athleticism, making THE GENERAL a truly breath-taking experience. Keaton’s first foray into making feature films, THREE AGES is a parody of D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance, dramatizing man’s quest for love in three parallel settings—a modern city, the Stone Age, and ancient Rome—and loading each plotline with amazing stunts and hysterical sight gags. 


DVD Extras Include:

New 2K restoration by Lobster Films, Orchestral score by Robert Israel, Orchestral score by Joe Hisaishi, Audio commentary by film historians Michael Schlesinger and Stan Taffel, Introduction by Orson Welles, Introduction by Gloria Swanson, “Return of The General,” a vintage short film on the restoration of the legendary locomotive/New 2K restoration by Lobster Films, Music by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, Music by Robert Israel, Vintage Alka-Seltzer commercial, starring Buster Keaton, Candid Camera television segment starring Buster Keaton, Man's Genesis (1912) a prehistoric drama by D.W. Griffith, parodied in Three Ages

"This is a must-own disc for movie fans."

"...two of the most visually inventive (and funniest) silent comedies ever made."

"Featuring new 2K restorations supplied by French distributor Lobster Films, this double feature of Buster Keaton's The General and Three Ages plays very well on Blu-ray."


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 9:33pm
RT @nytimesarts: “Paulina” feels as if it’s waking you from a stupor, demanding answers about idealism and justice https://t.co/AfgA3wvj2E
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 6:50pm
RT @RumbleFilm: @RumbleFilm **web exclusive** #Ulali & Indian music of the south - it will inspire https://t.co/g7t4bBpKLn @RezoPics #idle…
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 5:48pm
Thrilled to announce our partnership with @zeitgeistfilms! Read about our plans to bring you superlative cinema:… https://t.co/4JOa1oI3EJ
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 5:07pm
Bruno Dumont's slapstick comedy SLACK BAY starring Juliette @JulietteBinoche opens Friday at @roxietheater in SF:… https://t.co/ZCB021gyHL
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 4:59pm
RT @TheNYFF: The poster for the 55th New York Film Festival, designed by Richard Serra, has been unveiled: https://t.co/MN5varAfAh #NYFF ht…
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 4:04pm
RT @DVDBeaver: The Apple Blu-ray @KinoLorber https://t.co/DSIEYDv15g https://t.co/yQh2l6PFyT
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 12:14pm
"See it now on the big screen or forever regret it." @KennethTuran on DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME, expanding in LA tmr… https://t.co/YOFWppRFlG
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 12:05pm
RT @realJackEason: Seriously, I'd like to write more about DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME soon, but for now it's definitely my "film to beat" for…
@KinoLorber on Jun. 22 2017 at 11:45am
ICYMI: Colorful poster and trailer (https://t.co/Ou3zz9EydH) for Kirsten Tan's POP AYE, in theaters starting 6/28:… https://t.co/DD1CdY9umH
@KinoLorber on Jun. 21 2017 at 10:10pm
RT @latimesmovies: Epic doc 'Dawson City: Frozen Time' expands this week https://t.co/RCylwccpg6
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing rodrigo@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com