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1. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

2. Shall We Dance (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A budding romance between a ballet master and a tapdancer becomes complicated when rumours surface that they're already married.

Writers: Allan Scott, Ernest Pagano, P.J. Wolfson, Lee Loeb, Harold Buchman | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore

3. Swing Time (1936)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

Writers: Howard Lindsay, Allan Scott, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

4. Stella Dallas (1937)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A low-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.

Writers: Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Olive Higgins Prouty, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Gertrude Purcell | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil

5. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Fritz Lang, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

6. Chance at Heaven (1933)

Passed | 71 min | Drama

5.9
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An ambitious mechanic is tempted to desert his wonderful girlfriend when a silly but rich debutante falls for him.

Writers: Julien Josephson, Sarah Y. Mason, Viña Delmar | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marian Nixon, Andy Devine

7. Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.

Writers: Harry Leon Wilson, Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, Humphrey Pearson | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charles Ruggles, Zasu Pitts

8. Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Aviator and band leader Roger Bond is forever getting his group fired for flirting with the lady guests. When he falls for Brazilian beauty Belinha de Rezende it appears to be for real, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann, Erwin S. Gelsey, Anne Caldwell, Lou Brock | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Ginger Rogers

9. Pot o' Gold (1941)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Andrew Bennison, Monte Brice, Harry Tugend, Haydn Roth Evans, Robert Brilmayer | Director: George Marshall | Stars: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Horace Heidt, Charles Winninger

10. Alice Adams (1935)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

Writers: Booth Tarkington, Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner, Jane Murfin | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable

11. Annie Oakley (1935)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Western

6.8
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A romanticized biography of the famous sharpshooter.

Writers: Joel Sayre, John Twist, Joseph Fields, Ewart Adamson | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas, Moroni Olsen

12. The Whole Town's Talking (1935)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A meek milquetoast of a clerk is mistaken for Public Enemy #1, and the notorious killer takes advantage of the situation.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Robert Riskin, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Ford | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan

13. The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael William Balfe | Directors: James W. Horne, Charley Rogers, Hal Roach | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, Antonio Moreno

14. The Milky Way (1936)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »

Writers: Grover Jones, Frank Butler, Richard Connell, Lynn Root, Harry Clork | Directors: Leo McCarey, Ray McCarey, Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack

15. Three Little Pigskins (1934)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

7.4
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The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille ... See full summary »

Writers: Felix Adler, Griffin Jay | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lucille Ball

16. The Richest Girl in the World (1934)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Dorothy Hunter is an heiress of untold wealth. She believes no one will love her for herself and not for her money, so she pretends to be her secretary Sylvia while Sylvia pretends to be ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Henry Stephenson

17. Red-Haired Alibi (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

6.1
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A young girl new to the big city gets a job as a man's companion. What she doesn't know is that the man is a notorious gangster.

Writers: Wilson Collison, Edward T. Lowe Jr. | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Merna Kennedy, Theodore von Eltz, Grant Withers, Purnell Pratt

18. Going Hollywood (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Musical, Romance

8.3
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Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio, she decides to leave and thank him. But he is on his way to ... See full summary »

Writer: Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Marion Davies, Bing Crosby, Fifi D'Orsay, Stuart Erwin

19. The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)

79 min | Comedy

6.5
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Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different ... See full summary »

Writers: Zoe Akins, Sidney Howard | Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Joan Blondell, Madge Evans, Ina Claire, David Manners

20. Thicker Than Water (1935)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. While doing ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Daphne Pollard, James Finlayson

21. The Dentist (1932)

Passed | 21 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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An unconventional dentist deals with patients in slapstick fashion.

Director: Leslie Pearce | Stars: W.C. Fields, Marjorie Kane, Arnold Gray, Dorothy Granger

22. Strangers of the Evening (1932)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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Bodies start mysteriously disappearing from the city morgue. An investigator tries to determine what is going on.

Writers: Tiffany Thayer, Stuart Anthony, Warren Duff | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Lucien Littlefield, Eugene Pallette, Tully Marshall

23. Red Salute (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.5
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The rebellious daughter of an army general gets involved with a Communist agitator, mainly to annoy her father. He arranges to have her kidnapped and taken to Mexico--hoping that she will ... See full summary »

Writers: Humphrey Pearson, Manuel Seff, Elmer Harris | Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young, Hardie Albright, Cliff Edwards

24. Strike Me Pink (1936)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.

Writers: Clarence Budington Kelland, Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Frank Butler, Philip Rapp | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, Sally Eilers, Harry Parke

25. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Emmett Rogers, Dorothy Howell, Ethel Hill | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

26. Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in New York, the trail leads to Coney Island and a spy ring.

Writers: Jay Dratler, Jack Boyle | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Chester Morris, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Lane, Charles Wagenheim

27. Murder on a Bridle Path (1936)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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After Hildegarde proves that the accidental riding death on a Central Park bridle path is really murder, she's faced with a plethora of red herrings and a real killer.

Writers: Stuart Palmer, Dorothy Yost, Thomas Lennon, Edmund H. North, James Gow | Directors: William Hamilton, Edward Killy | Stars: James Gleason, Helen Broderick, Louise Latimer, Owen Davis Jr.

28. The Moon's Our Home (1936)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Faith Baldwin, Alan Campbell, Isabel Dawn, Boyce DeGaw, Dorothy Parker | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Henry Fonda, Charles Butterworth, Beulah Bondi

29. Girl O' My Dreams (1934)

65 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A conceited college track star, used to being "big man on campus", gets a jolt when he loses an election to see who is the most popular man in the school.

Writer: George Waggner | Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Mary Carlisle, Sterling Holloway, Edward J. Nugent, Arthur Lake

30. Mighty Like a Moose (1926)

TV-G | 22 min | Family, Short, Comedy

7.2
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After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other.

Writer: H.M. Walker | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Vivien Oakland, Ann Howe, Charles Clary

31. Murder on the Campus (1933)

73 min | Mystery

5.7
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A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.

Writers: Whitman Chambers, Andrew Moses | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Shirley Grey, Charles Starrett, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ruth Hall

32. It Could Happen to You (1939)

70 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.7
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Ad man (Erwin) is jailed when it is believed he murdered a beautiful girl. His wife (Stuart) sets out to solve the crime.

Writers: Lou Breslow, Charles Hoffman, Allen Rivkin | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Gloria Stuart, Raymond Walburn, Douglas Fowley

33. Sutter's Gold (1936)

94 min | Western

6.1
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Story of the gold strike on an immigrant's property that started the 1849 California Gold Rush.

Writers: Blaise Cendrars, Bruno Frank, Jack Kirkland, George O'Neil, Walter Woods | Director: James Cruze | Stars: Edward Arnold, Lee Tracy, Binnie Barnes, Katharine Alexander

34. Conflict (1936)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.3
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Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to box prizefighter Corrigan. Unknown to his supporters, he's actually in collusion with Corrigan to throw the fight - until he runs into reporter Maude.

Writers: Charles Logue, Walter Weems, Jack London | Director: David Howard | Stars: John Wayne, Jean Rogers, Ward Bond, Tommy Bupp

35. Thundering Fleas (1926)

Comedy, Family, Short

6.0
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The kids from Our Gang have to attend a wedding, and they bring along their flea collection--which gets loose.

Writers: Carl Harbaugh, Hal Roach, H.M. Walker, Hal Yates | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon

36. The Tip-Off (1931)

71 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Eddie Quillan falls in love with a gangster's girlfriend but avoids trouble when he becomes friends with Robert Armstrong and his girlfriend

Writers: George Kibbe Turner, Earl Baldwin | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Robert Armstrong, Ginger Rogers, Joan Peers

37. Melody Cruise (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.1
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A bachelor millionaire on a cruise is protected by a friend from the avid attentions of a crowd of husband (and fortune) seeking girls.

Writers: Ben Holmes, Mark Sandrich | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Phil Harris, Helen Mack, Greta Nissen

38. Behind the Green Lights (1935)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works ... See full summary »

Writers: James Gruen, Cornelius W. Willemse | Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Norman Foster, Judith Allen, Sidney Blackmer, Purnell Pratt

39. The Barber Shop (1933)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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An inept barber maintains his good-humored optimism in his small town shop despite having a hen-pecking harridan for a wife and a total lack of tonsorial skill.

Writer: W.C. Fields | Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: W.C. Fields, Elise Cavanna, Harry Watson, Dagmar Oakland

40. Night Work (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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Willie, as an assistant window-dresser, is the lowest man on the totem pole at a department store. To add insult-to-injury Willie is also the store's designated 'Fired Man."; when a ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter DeLeon | Director: Russell Mack | Stars: Eddie Quillan, Sally Starr, Frances Upton, John T. Murray

41. Ghost Valley (1932)

Passed | 54 min | Romance, Western

5.7
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Jerry Long and Jane Worth are heirs to an abandoned mining town. Judge Drake knows there is gold there and wants them to sell. He plans to scare Jane and has hired Jerry, not knowing his ... See full summary »

Writer: Adele Buffington | Director: Fred Allen | Stars: Tom Keene, Merna Kennedy, Kate Campbell, Mitchell Harris

42. Charley My Boy (1926)

Comedy, Short

6.6
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A hard boiled business man wants his daughter to marry for wealth, and not for love. Charley comes into the office seeking a job, and gets confused with an old geezer there as a prospective... See full summary »

Writers: H.M. Walker, Stan Laurel | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Walter James, William Courtright

43. She's Got Everything (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Carol Rogers returns from Europe to discover that her recently deceased father has left her with huge debts and no resources to pay them. Aunt Jane suggests that Carol marry a South ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Segall, Maxwell Shane | Director: Joseph Santley | Stars: Gene Raymond, Ann Sothern, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick

44. On the Wrong Trek (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

6.1
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Charlie relates his harrowing vacation to his co-workers, including his encounter with two confused, derby-hatted hitchikers.

Directors: Charley Chase, Harold Law | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Rosina Lawrence

45. The Headline Woman (1935)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Natteford, Claire Church | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Heather Angel, Roger Pryor, Ford Sterling, Conway Tearle

46. The Day the Bookies Wept (1939)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy

5.3
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A group of taxi drivers pool their money and buy a beer-loving racehorse.

Writers: Bert Granet, George Jeske, Daniel Fuchs | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Joe Penner, Betty Grable, Richard Lane, Tom Kennedy

47. Beyond the Rockies (1932)

Passed | 54 min | Western

6.0
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Noted gunman Black Jack and his friends arrive and take jobs on the Allen ranch. Allen's hands have quit and his cattle are being rustled. When one of Black Jack's friends is killed by the ... See full summary »

Writers: John P. McCarthy, Oliver Drake | Director: Fred Allen | Stars: Tom Keene, Rochelle Hudson, Marie Wells, Julian Rivero

48. Make a Million (1935)

68 min | Comedy

5.8
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A college economics professor's "radical" ideas about capitalism get him fired. When he decides to put those ideas into practice, he finds that they actually do generate him huge amounts of... See full summary »

Writers: Emmett Anthony, Charles Logue | Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Charles Starrett, Pauline Brooks, George E. Stone, James Burke

49. Two in the Dark (1936)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Ford Adams regains consciousness in Boston, bloody and suffering from amnesia. Information he eventually uncovers (with the help of Marie Smith) connects him to a well-known producer--who's... See full summary »

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Gelett Burgess | Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Walter Abel, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Gail Patrick

50. A Lad an' a Lamp (1932)

Family, Comedy, Short

7.6
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The gang finds what they think is a magic lamp.

Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins, George 'Spanky' McFarland