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Our Gang (1922)

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An unethical merchant moves into town and steals customers from the widowed owner of an established store; the gang steps in to help.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Mae Bilson ...
Mary Jane (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jackie Condon ...
Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Mickey (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
John Hatton ...
Rich Boy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Ernest Morrison ...
Sunshine Sammy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Buck Black ...
One of the Gang
Peggy Cartwright ...
Peggy (unconfirmed)
Weston Doty ...
(unconfirmed)
Winston Doty ...
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Helen Gilmore ...
Emil's Wife
Wallace Howe ...
Merchant
Mark Jones ...
Emil
Fanny Kelly ...
Rich Boy's Mother
George Warde ...
(unconfirmed)
Charley Young ...
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Storyline

One member of the gang has a widowed mother who keeps the village store. A rival merchant opens a shop across the street and by questionable methods lures the widow's customers away from her. The gang decides to take a hand and try and get the widow's business back. Written by Jonathan D. Parshall <jdp1981@netscape.net>

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This was the first first short of "Hal Roach's Rascals" series that was filmed, and the third that was released. See more »

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Referenced in Seeing Hands (1943) See more »

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Who was Robert Blake's character?
11 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know who Robert Blake played or which years that he played him? I recently received an e-mail saying that these "Our Gang" characters grew up to do this and that such as Alfalfa was shot to death at age 31,Norman Chaney "Chubby" died at age 22 after an operation weighing 300 lb.s,and Mathew Bear "Stymie" led a life crime and drugs. He died of a stroke at the age of 56.Darla Hood contacted Hepatitis and died at the age of 47.William Thomas "Buckwheat" died at the age of 56 of a heart attack. Scotty Beckett died at the age of 38 after a brutal beating,and one was "Spanky" played by Robert Blake,but I don't think that was correct information.Spanky was played by George McFarland. Does anybody know who Robert Blake's character was? Was it Porky?


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