01 October 1932
|Director: Robert F. McGowan Producer: Hal Roach Dialogue: H.M. Walker
Cinematography: Art Lloyd Editor: Richard C. Currier Sound recording: James Greene
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•Filmed July 16-27, 1932, with retakes September 3, 1932. 10 shooting dates went into the making of this film. Seven weeks had passed since shooting finished for "Hook And Ladder" (no. 116). The studio was closed during one of those weeks. The 'start' date for "Free Wheeling" arrived on July 19th, and shooting continued until the 'finish' date of July 27th. Included in the shooting schedule was a rare working Sunday on July 24th. Three days after the finish date, shooting began for "Birthday Blues" (no. 118) and continued for nearly a week. After this, four weeks passed (including one week of studio closure) before shooting resumed. On September 3rd, retakes were shot for "Free Wheeling," with the studio datebook entry reading 'exterior in car.' On this same date, shooting began for "A Lad An' A Lamp" (no. 119).
•Copyrighted November 7, 1932.
•Production G-10 - Our Gang series.
•The 117th film in the series.
•A story version of this film, entitled "Free-Wheeling," appeared in the book Our Gang Annual in 1933.
Did you notice?
•The truck is owned by Webb's Transfer Co.
•Reel one ends as Spanky and Jacquie are on the grass with the monkey.
|Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
|George 'Spanky' McFarland
Our Gang member
Kid paddled by taxi
|Johnnie Mae Beard
Officer sent skyward
|Robert A. McGowan
Man who gets socked whilst asleep by lamp-post
http://theluckycorner.com/rmt/117.html (Robert Demoss/The Lucky Corner)
"The Little Rascals: The Life And Times Of Our Gang" by Leonard Maltin & Richard W. Bann (book)
Jorge Finkielman (poster and cleaning)
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