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Mooching Through Georgia
Directed by Jules White
Produced by Jules White
Written by Clyde Bruckman
Buster Keaton
Starring Buster Keaton
Monte Collins
Lynton Brent
Jill Martin
Bud Jamison
Ned Glass
Jack Hill
Stanley Mack
Nick Copeland
Joe Murphy
Cy Schindell
Cinematography John Stumar
Editing by Art Seid
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) File:Flag of the United States.svg August 11, 1939
Country Template:USA
Language English
Preceded by Pest from the West
Followed by Nothing but Pleasure

Mooching Through Georgia is the second short subject starring American comedian Buster Keaton made for Columbia Pictures. Keaton made a total of ten films for the studio between 1939 and 1941.


Keaton plays an American Civil War veteran named Homer Cobb, who tells his story of being a Kentucky youth who enlisted in the Confederate army, but discovered that his brother, Cyrus Cobb (Monte Collins) joined the Union army. Homer gets captured but his Cyrus frees him. Cyrus is captured by the Confederate army but Homer, in turn, frees him. Homer uses all his wits and a few short logs of wood to save his town.


Mooching Through Georgia was Keaton's second film about the Civil War, his first being The General. The film was later remade in 1946 as Uncivil War Birds starring the Three Stooges.

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