Helping Grandma
 
Series: Our Gang Distribution: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  Director: Robert McGowan  Cinematography: Art Lloyd
Production: G-37 Type: Sound short Producer: Hal Roach  Editor: Richard C. Currier
Released: 03 January 1931 Length: 2-reels Dialogue: H.M. Walker  Sound recording: Elmer Raguse

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  A ruthless businessman tries to swindle Grandma out of her store when two prospective buyers make her a generous offer.
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Facts
Production G-37 - Our Gang series.
Copyrighted October 1, 1930.
Film #103 in the series.

Filming dates
July 28 - August 6, 1930.

Trivia
According to Leonard Maltin & Richard W. Bann, David Sharpe performed the stunts for Margaret Mann's character.
Oscar Apfel's character 'Mr. Pennypacker' is referred to as Pennypincher in the script.
The offer made by the A&B Chain Stores Inc. to Margaret Mack's store is $3,500.

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Chain store official
   
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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/103.html (Robert Demoss)
"The Little Rascals: The Life And Times Of Our Gang" by Leonard Maltin & Richard W. Bann (book)

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