Our Gang Follies Of 1938
 
Series: Our Gang Distribution: MGM  Director: Gordon Douglas  Cinematography: Art Lloyd
Production: G-39 Type: Sound short Producer: Hal Roach  Editor: William H. Ziegler
Released: 18 December 1937 Length: 2-reels Associate producer: S.S. Van Keuren Sound recording: Warren B. Delaplain

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A parade of kids holding signs march into the stage entrance of a small theatre which bills Alfala, The King of Croons as the main attraction. With the excited kids seated, Buckwheat conducts the orchestra (of children) as Spanky takes to the stage to introduce the play.
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Facts
Production G-39 - Our Gang series.
Copyrighted December 21, 1937.
Filming dates
November 3-15, 1937.
Trivia
This was the 162nd film in the series to be released.
Marketed by MGM as a "special" two-reeler, independent of the regular Our Gang series.

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George 'Spanky' McFarland
Spanky
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa
Darla Hood
Darla
Eugene 'Porky' Lee
Porky
Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas
Buckwheat
Georgia Jean LaRue
Girl in the Love Bug act
Philip MacMahon
Boy singing in the Love Bug act
(also listed by his stage name of "Tommy Ryan")
Annie Ross
Loch Lomond singer
Daniel Boone
Boy in balcony
Henry Brandon
Barnaby (opera impressario)
Tom Braunger
Kid
Gloria Browne
Tull hula girl/Chorus girl/Bowery girl
Bill Cody Jr.
Waiter
John Collum
Kid at Club Spanky
Gino Corrado
singer
Wilma Cox
Miss Jones, stenographer
Bobby Crockett
One of the boys wearing kilt
Patsy Currier
Girl near Dickie
Dix Davis
Boy sitting at table
Tim Davis
Boy sitting at table
Billy Diamond
Boy fan of Alfalfa
Barry Downing
Boy in balcony
Charles Flickinger
Boy
David Freeman
Conductor
Betsy Gay
Blonde girl fan of Alfalfa
Joe Geil
Corky
Dorothy Heinrichs
Girl sitting at table
Cordell Hickman
Musician in Buckwheat's band
Paul Hilton
Bot sitting at table
Jackie Horner
Girl with "!" on sweater
Don Hulbert
Boy dancer
Philip Hurlic
Boy
Gloria Hurst
Blonde hula girl/
Dancer in nightclub
Payne Johnson
Boy in band
Dickie Jones
Dickie, curtain operator
Darfwood Kaye
Boy
Henry 'Spike' Lee
Spike, farm boy
Annabel Logan
Loch Lomond singer
Sherril Luke
Buckwheat's band member
Ada Lynn
Girl
Patsy May
Hatcheck girl
Leona McDowell
Girl
Tommy McFarland
Tommy
Roger McGee
Waiter/Announcer
Billy Mindy
Chauffeur
Priscilla Montgomery
Girl with "L" on sweater
Raymond Rayhill Powell
Boy sitting at table
June Preston
Little blond curley girl
Norman Salling
Boy sitting at table
Clifford Severn
Waiter
Jimmy Sommerville
Blonde boy in balcony
Nora Rita Stein
Girl wearing 'F' on sweater
Frances Bowling
Girl wearing 'O' on sweater
Camille Williams
Girl wearing 'E' on sweater
Helen Westcott
Girl with 'I' on sweater
Harold Switzer
Harold, farm boy
Doodles Weaver
Winstead, piano player
Laura June Williams
Hula girl on right side
Rhoda Williams
Girl sitting at table
Robert Winkler
Boy carrying second sign in opening shot/
Audience member
Jana Ekelund
Check room girl
Sylvia Johnson
Porky's girlfriend
Trina Morris
Eccentric girl
Gloria Mackey
Eccentric girl
The Ben Carter Kids
Orchestra members
The Bud Murray Kids
Dancers
Clarence Calvert
Buckwheat's band member
Bobby Crockett
Boy wearing kilt
Verna Dillon
[?]
Billy Eckley
[?]
Charline Flanders
[?]
Dolores Freymouth
Girl
Darryl Hickman
[?]
Leon Highby
Boy
Pauline James
Buckwheat's band member
Janet Johnson
[?]
Rae-Nell Laskey
Girl
Susette Laveil
Girl
Lorraine Long
Buckwheat's band member
Danellen Mabry
Buckwheat's band member
Alvin Morris
Buckwheat's band member
Cullen Morris
Buckwheat's band member
Josephine Roberts
Girl
Douglas Short
[?]
Beverly Thomas
Buckwheat's band member
Jo Ann Thomas
Buckwheat's band member
Pete Troncale
Boy dancer in top hat
Jack Dishman
Boy dancer in top hat
Patricia Wheeler
[?]
Kenneth Wilson
Boy [UNCONFIRMED]
Bobs Watson
Boy [UNCONFIRMED]
   
CREDITS

Acknowledgements:
http://www.theluckycorner.com/rmt/162.html (Robert Demoss/The Lucky Corner)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Gang_Follies_of_1938 (Wikipedia)
http://ourgang.wikia.com/wiki/Club_Spanky
The Little Rascals: The Life And Times Of Our Gang by Leonard Maltin & Richard W. Bann (book)

This page was last updated on: 17 May 2018