Spanky
 
Series: Our Gang Distribution: MGM  Director: Robert F. McGowan Cinematography: Art Lloyd
Production: G-6 Type: Sound short Producer: Hal Roach  Editor: Richard C. Currier
Released: 26 March 1932 Length: 2-reels Dialogue: H.M. Walker Sound recording: James Greene

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Facts
Production G-6 - Our Gang series.
Copyrighted March 29, 1932.
Film #113 in the series.
Filming dates
December 14-22, 1931.

Trivia
Virginia Gilbert, daughter of Hal Roach star Dick Gilbert, told me personally in a telephone conversation that she appeared in this film in blackface.  She has since confirmed her appearance after I showed her a screenshot of her scene in the film.

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Dorothy/
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Spanky's father
  Douglas Greer
Speck
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Wheezer
  Bobby Mallon
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Breezy Brisbane/
Simon Legree
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ George 'Spanky' McFarland
Spanky
Tommy Bond
Child in blackface
Virginia Gilbert
Child in blackface
Grace Woods
Spanky's mother
   
UNIDENTIFIED CAST
 

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SHOT ON THE LOT
The following scenes were filmed on the Hal Roach Back Lot and are included in the TOUR
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Acknowledgements:
http://www.theluckycorner.com/rmt/113.html (The Lucky Corner)
Virginia Gilbert (identification of herself in the film - July 2016)

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