A Southern Yankee

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

A SOUTHERN YANKEE's chief assets are its star, Red Skelton, and the unheralded contributions of silent comedy genius Buster Keaton. Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a not-so-bright St. Louis bellboy during the Civil War who ends up becoming a spy for Union forces when an infamous Confederate agent, "The Gray Spider," is captured. Filmore fills in for the Southerner...read more

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A Southern Yankee - Official Trailer
02:15 — Red Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a feather-brained but lovable bellboy who dreams of becoming an agent for the Union's secret service during the Civi (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A SOUTHERN YANKEE's chief assets are its star, Red Skelton, and the unheralded contributions of silent comedy genius Buster Keaton. Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a not-so-bright St. Louis bellboy during the Civil War who ends up becoming a spy for Union fo… (more)

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