My name is Joe. I host a film discussion YouTube channel called Hats Off Entertainment.
“There’s nothing Chaplin ever made that’s as good as The General,” said Orson Welles and I wholeheartedly agree. The General is not only the greatest silent movie ever made, but it may just be the greatest American film ever made. It’s not dragged down by the sentimentality used in the other Civil War films of this era, instead replacing it with a subtle, reserved dignity.