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Monday, April 17, 2006

Buster Keaton at MHS

This week's ciné16 program marks a departure from our usual format, but that should be a good thing. Here is the information:

Academic Film Archive St. Louis presents

'The General' (1927) 75m, dir. Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton’s character Johnny is a good man, faithful to his two loves: Annabelle Lee and his locomotive, “The General.” At the start of the Civil War, Johnny gets rejected for combat service because the Confederacy needs him to drive his train for them. When the Union captures his train and his girlfriend, the faithful lover springs to action!

Featuring original score by our town's own ambient power duo Incorporated.

Where: Missouri History Museum, Lindell at DeBalivere

When: Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: Free (Except for food and drink at the Museum cafe)

More information: AFA St. Louis

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