Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, this film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny's fiancee, Annabelle Lee , is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation in comic action scenes that highlight Keaton's boundless wit and dexterity.

Film Festivals

Awards - National Film Preservation Board (National Film Registry Award), Online Film & Television Association (OFTA Film Hall of Fame)