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Also known as Moonshines in the USA
B&W : Short film
Directed by James Davis and Larry Semon
Cast: Larry Semon [the government agent], Babe Hardy (Oliver Hardy) [bootlegger], Carmelita Geraghty, William Hauber, Al Thompson, Pete Gordon, Snub Pollard
The Vitagraph Company of America production; distributed by The Vitagraph Company of America [Larry Semon Comedies]. / Scenario by Larry Semon and James Davis. Presented by Albert E. Smith. / Released 1 March 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in August 1923, completed and delivered to Vitagraph in mid-September 1923 as Moonshines, and was rejected. The film was finally purchased by Vitagraph on 24 February 1924 and released as Trouble Brewing. Semon’s final film for Vitagraph.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 14 March 2007.
References: Weaver-Twenty p. 319 : ClasIm-301 p. 8 : Website-IMDb.