The General (1926)
Johnnie Gray: [to the recruiter who rejects him] If you lose this war don't blame me.
Recruiter: [after Johnnie has brought back The General] Occupation?
Johnnie Gray: Soldier!
Title: There were two loves in his life: his engine and...
[cut to his sweetheart's photograph]
[first title card]
Title: The Western and Atlantic Flyer speeding into Marietta, Ga., in the Spring of 1861.
Annabelle's brother: Fort Sumter has been fired upon.
Mr. Lee: Then the war is here.
Annabelle's brother: Yes, dad, and I'm going to be one of the first to enlist.
Annabelle Lee: Did Johnnie enlist?
Annabelle's brother: He didn't even get in line.
Mr. Lee: He's a disgrace to the South.
Title: After a nice, quiet, refreshing night's rest.
[last title card]
Title: Heroes of the day.
Annabelle Lee: Why didn't you enlist?
Johnnie Gray: They wouldn't take me.
Annabelle Lee: Please don't lie - I don't want you to speak to me again until you are in uniform.
Johnnie Gray: Three men stole my General. I think they are deserters.