The following 3-page document is a study guide movie packet to guide a viewer's analysis of the 1927 film "The General" directed by Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton. The study guide can be used for study in an English or film studies class. The first page provides a cast and crew list and a background and introduction to the film. The second page provides a notes page for viewers to write their notes. The third page provides comprehension questions that actively challenge viewers to analyze the work's story and style and discussion questions on the work's conflict, characterization, genre, and portrayal.