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The Big Show (1923)

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The gang creates its own makeshift county fair, highlighted by a "movie," which is really a clever stage performance.

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Credited cast:
Joe Cobb ...
Joe (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jackie Condon ...
Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Mickey (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jack Davis ...
Jack (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ...
Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Mary Kornman ...
Mary (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Ernest Morrison ...
Booker T. (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Richard Billings ...
Muggsy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Andy Samuel ...
Andy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Roy Brooks ...
DeRues
Dick Gilbert ...
Security guard
Billy Lord ...
Harold Lloyd impersonator (unconfirmed)
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The gang creates its own makeshift county fair, highlighted by a "movie," which is really a clever stage performance.

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Comedy | Short | Family

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25 February 1923 (USA)  »

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County Fair  »

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The story involves the Rascals performing in a make-believe movie theater where they imitate Charles Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Douglas Fairbanks, William S. Hart, Uncle Tom and the security guard character played by 'Gilbert, Dick'. The Chaplin imitation includes a gag repeated from Shoulder Arms (1918) wherein The Little Tramp disguises himself as a tree. The Fairbanks imitation (courtesy of Mickey Daniels) specifically refers to The Three Musketeers (1921). The Lloyd imitation borrows from Grandma's Boy (1922). See more »

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Released February 25th 1923
31 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This was the seventh in the silent 'Our Gang' series produced by Hal Roach.

That's it! I've had enough of these silent shorts. 'The Little Rascals' only does it for me with sound. Without sound it is like dry land swimming.


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