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Director:
Writers:
Hal Roach (story)
H.M. Walker (titles)
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Release Date:
21 September 1924 (USA) See more »
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The kids decide to build their own locomotive. But jealous neighborhood bully Toughy attempts to run it off the tracks. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Joe Cobb ... Joe (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jackie Condon ... Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)

Mickey Daniels ... Mickey (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ... Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Mary Kornman ... Mary (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Andy Samuel ... Andy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Sonny Loy ... Sing Joy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lassie Lou Ahern ... Passenger on train
Peggy Ahern ... Passenger on train
Ivadell Carter ... Mary's Friend
Gabe Saienz ... Toughy

Directed by
Robert F. McGowan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hal Roach  story
H.M. Walker  titles

Produced by
Hal Roach .... producer
 
Art Department
C.E. Christensen .... construction supervisor
Charles Oelze .... props
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer
 
Other crew
Tony Campanaro .... animal trainer
Garrett Graham .... publicist
 

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Also Known As:
"All Aboard" - USA (TV title)
"Sundown LTD." - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
USA:26 min (DVD)
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Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) (V)See more »

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Fun Our Gang Short, 24 January 2011
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Sun Down Limited, The (1924)

*** (out of 4)

Up to this point in the series there's no doubt that this film was the highlight of the Our Gang series. Mickey and Joe are playing at the railroad station when they're kicked out for causing too much trouble. The kids decide to get together and create their own train and railroad station, which they do but soon a neighborhood bully tries to cause havoc. This certainly isn't the greatest film ever made and no one will mistake it for a masterpiece but I think for the series it's the best I've seen up to this point. There's not too many great laughs but there are enough interesting visuals to make it worth viewing. The first nine-minutes have the kids playing on a train and of course Mickey and Joe end up starting it up and taking off on their own. Farina gets his food caught in the center of the tracks and ends up getting ran over several times which is the "joke" of this portion of the film. The second half has the kids building up their train and eventually taking it out for a spin. I must admit that I loved the look of the train because it really does seem like something these kids would be able to put together. I thought the imagination was quite high and especially how the used the dog to make the train run. This short runs 26-minutes, which was longer than your normal time but it never seems boring and certainly makes for some nice entertainment.

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