General Spanky
 
Series: Our Gang Distribution: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Gordon Douglas  Cinematography: Art Lloyd, Walter Lundin
Production: F-12 Type: Feature Producer: Hal Roach  Editor: Ray Snyder
Released: 11 December 1936 Length: 8-reels Screenplay: Richard Flournoy, Hal Yates, John Guedel  Sound recording: Elmer Raguse, William Randall

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  A steamboat carrying a group of negroes is heading down the river when Buckwheat gets into trouble on board.
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Facts
Production F-12 - 'Spanky' McFarland feature.  The film is listed on this website as part of the OUR GANG series.
Copyrighted December 4, 1936.

Filming dates
Unknown.

Trivia
Was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Recording.
The film was released on DVD for first time in January 2016 under the Warner Archive Collection label.

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  George 'Spanky' McFarland
Spanky
  Phillips Holmes
Marshall Valient
  Ralph Morgan
Yankee general
  Irving Pichel
Simmons
  Rosina Lawrence
Louella
  Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas
Buckwheat
  Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Alfalfa
  Hobart Bosworth
Colonel Blanchard
  Robert Middlemass
Overseer
James P. Burtis
Boat captain
  Louise Beavers
Cornelia
  Willie Best
Henry
  Ernie Alexander
Boat passenger
  Hooper Atchley
Slavemaster at meeting
  Harry Bernard
[?]
John 'Uh huh' Collum
Kid army member
Jack Cooper
[?]
O'Reese Corporal
Negro on boat
Richard DeNeut
Kid army member
Jack Dougheryt
Captain Haden, General's aide
Rex Downing
Kid army member
Alex Finlayson
[?]
Bud Geary
Sentry in Blanchard home
Walter Gregory
Captain Gary
Karl Hackett
First Mate
Henry Hall
Slavemaster
Jack Hill
[?]
Ham Kinsey
[?]
Portia Lanning
[?]
Frank LaRue
Slavemaster
Eugene 'Porky' Lee
Kid army member
Richard Neill
Colonel Parrish
Flaette Roberts
Flaette
Buddy Roosevelt
Lieutenant Johnson
Jeffrey Sayre
Man at bulletin board
Harry Strang
Encampment sentry
Harold Switzer
Kid army member
Jerry Tucker
Kid army member
Carl Voss
Second lieutenant
Slim Whitaker
[?]
Robert Winkler
[?]
Von the Dog
Von
   
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CREDITS


Acknowledgements:
Gene Sorkin (help)

This page was last updated on: 15 August 2017