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Hal Roach (story)
H.M. Walker (titles)
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23 August 1925 (USA) See more »
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A couple makes dolls modeled on neighborhood kids. A gardener at a mansion buys four of them for Mary... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Charles A. Bachman ... Officer
May Beatty ... Governess
Joe Cobb ... Joe
Jackie Condon ... Jackie
John S. Daggett ... Uncle John

Mickey Daniels
Richard Daniels ... Kindly gardener
James Finlayson ... Radio station actor
Helen Gilmore ... Dollmaker's wife
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ... Farina
Mary Kornman ... Mary / Princess in dream sequence
Lyle Tayo ... Mrs. Newman, Mary's mother
Charley Young ... Dollmaker
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Directed by
Robert F. McGowan 
 
Writing credits
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Hal Roach  story
H.M. Walker  titles

Produced by
F. Richard Jones .... supervising producer
Hal Roach .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd 
 
Film Editing by
Richard C. Currier 
 
Art Department
C.E. Christensen .... construction supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer
 
Other crew
Tony Campanaro .... animal trainer
Charles Levin .... laboratory supervisor
 

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Charming Silent Our Gang comedy, 18 April 2007
Author: Damon Fordham from United States

This is one of the most charming and the best of the silent Our Gang comedies. In this one, the Gang's resident cutie-pie Mary Kornman plays a poor-little rich girl neglected by her mother and barely tolerated by an evil governess. However, a poor immigrant family of dollmakers makes some dolls that look like the male Our Gangers. Mary loves the dolls, but then the real Gang boys come to her mansion-thus she thinks they've come to life, and........well, see for yourself.

This is one of the most imaginative and charming of the seldom-seen silent Our Gangs. The scene with the dolls coming to life as the boys will make anyone smile, and Mary and the fellas amuse throughout. However, Politically correct modern viewers will groan at the scene where Mickey Daniels casually refers to the Italian-American dollmaker as a "wop." This minor slur aside, its a great film.

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