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The General (1926) Poster

(1926)

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Version of 

Railroad Raiders of '62 (1911) (Short)

Edited into 

Jekyll & Canada (2009) (Video)
Footage from this movie was used

Spin-off 

Referenced in 

A Southern Yankee (1948)
several gags reused
Around the World in Eighty 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.
Two or Three 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.
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)
The Popcorn of Doom (2003) (Video)
There is a picture of Buster Keaton from The General next to the couple's TV.
Cold Mountain (2003)
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.
The Blacklist: Monarch Douglas Bank (No. 112) (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Red

Featured in 

Fractured Flickers: Episode #1.19 (1963) (TV Episode)
Show includes the scene with Keaton trying on his new sword.
Fractured Flickers: Episode #1.20 (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
Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (1987) (TV Mini-Series)
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle (1993)
footage of this movie is shown.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Movie)
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)
This film is #18 on the list.
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)
Clips
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #18 on the list.
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: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.5 (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.

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