Pardon My Berth Marks

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Pardon My Berth Marks
Directed byJules White
Produced byJules White
Written byClyde Bruckman
StarringBuster Keaton
Dorothy Appleby
Vernon Dent
Richard Fiske
Ned Glass
John Tyrrell
Bud Jamison
Jack Lipson
CinematographyBenjamin H. Kline
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • March 22, 1940 (1940-03-22)
CountryUnited States

Pardon My Berth Marks is the fourth 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.


Elmer (Buster) is a newspaper reporter who boards a train and innocently becomes involved with a mobster's wife.


Columbia remade this film in 1947 (with Harry Von Zell) as Rolling Down to Reno.

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