Harry and Farina promote a boxing match between Joe and Chubby.

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Complete credited cast:
Norman 'Chubby' Chaney ...
Chubby Chaney (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Joe Cobb ...
Joe Cobb (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jean Darling ...
Jean (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ...
Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ...
Wheezer (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Mary Ann Jackson ...
Mary Ann (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Harry Spear ...
Harry (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Pete the Dog ...
Pete (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Charlie Hall ...
Sidewalk diner attendant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Aber ...
Boxing Spectator
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Jackie
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(unconfirmed)
Bobby Heck
Bobby Mallon ...
Announcer Graham McCracker
Billy Schuler ...
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The Rascals have a boxing arena that could pack them in if they could find fighters who would actually mix it up. Harry and Farina notice a rivalry between two very large young kids, Joe and Chubby, that would fill the bill if only the two heavyweights would put aside their gentle natures. Farina gets an idea: tell each of the lads that the other will take a dive in the second round. So the fight begins and the stands are filled; but will the combatants actually throw a punch? Ernie has one more trick up his sleeve to get the fists flying and the crowd on its feet. Sweet science indeed. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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(Western Electric System)

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Trivia

This is one of the first "Little Rascal" short films that is not silent and musical all the way through. See more »

Goofs

When Joe and Chubby collide, their soda bottles fall right to the ground, but, in the next few shots, the bottles fly up in the air, and shatter on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Mary Ann: I want a ticket and a half. Pete ain't twelve yet.
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Connections

Referenced in The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wonder What's Become Of Sally
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Written by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen
sung briefly by Bobby Mallon
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'Boxing Gloves' was the episode when Jackie Cooper made his debut. It followed in the same format as an episodic television series with sound shot in black and white. What Charlie Chaplin did to the serial novel with his one and two reelers in the mid-teens, Hal Roach was doing now for the early 30's.


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