Keaton’s world is topsy turvy when Union
troops not only steal his beloved
locomotive, The General, but also kidnap
his financee and take her on board.
Buster is mistaken for criminal Dead Shot
Dan. He is pursued throughout the city by
a local police chief, but using disguises and
quick-thinking to elude the lawman.
Buster clowns around in a blacksmith’s
shop until the smithy is sent to jail. He
takes over and eventually destroys a Rolls
Royce while fixing the car parked next to it.
STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.
Slated to take over his father’s boat one
day, Buster has conflicting feelings as
his sweetheart’s father is a competitor.
Includes Keaton’s most famous scenes.
Keaton eludes police, eventually locking
them in a building. When his girl shows
her disapproval, he lets them out and the
chase starts over again.
THE LOVE NEST
In order to escape from his life and lost
love, Keaton sets sail on his boat, Cupid,
but ends up on a whaler called The Love
Nest with a short tempered captain.