InformationProgressive Silent Film ListLost FilmsPeopleTheaters
TaylorologyArticlesHome VideoBooksStoreSearch
Mack Sennett Collection
Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Trouble Brewing (1924)
Progressive Silent Film List
A growing source of silent era film information.
This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
Copyright © 1999-2014 by Carl Bennett and the Silent Era Company.
All Rights Reserved.

About This Listing
Report Omissions or Errors in This Listing


Trouble Brewing
Also known as Moonshines in the USA
(1924) American
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.

Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Trouble Brewing (1924)   ||   Top of Page

The Big Parade on Blu-ray

Ultimate Keaton Boxset on Blu-ray