FLASHBACK 1999: 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' filming underway - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

FLASHBACK 1999: 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' filming underway

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George Clooney on the Canton square (Source: WLBT) George Clooney on the Canton square (Source: WLBT)
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July 15, 1999: Filming of the Cohen Brothers film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" is underway on the square in Canton. 

Locals looked on as scenes from the film, set in the 1930s, played out in front of them. Some got a glimpse of star George Clooney at work. The film also featured John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Charles Durning and a host of extras from the area.

"O Brother, Where Art Thou?" opened in December 2000. 

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