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Bear Shooters (1930)

Approved | | Family, Comedy, Short | 17 May 1930 (USA)
While on a camping trip, the gang comes across poachers.

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Chubby (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Farina
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Donald 'Spud'
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The gang decides to go camping with a little bear hunting on the side. A pair of poachers decides to try and scare them off with a gorilla suit but the gang decides to try and capture the gorilla instead. Written by Boyd Campbell <campbab@netdoor.com>

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Family | Comedy | Short

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Ungerne paa Skovtur  »

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1.37 : 1
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Farina: C'mon! Get your mule. Let's get going!
Donald 'Spud': I guess I can't go.
Farina: How come?
Donald 'Spud': I gotta stay home and grease Wheezer!
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Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Flirtation
Music by Sommer
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Nice Laughs
14 November 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Bear Shooters (1930)

*** (out of 4)

The gang decides to go campy and once out there they run into a crazed gorilla who they mistake for a bear. What the gang doesn't know is that they're camping on a criminal's hideout. This is certainly one of the better films from this early period and one that thankfully added a music score to help move things along. There are countless funny scenes here with all the children really getting to shine at one point or another. Perhaps I'm just a sucker for movies with gorillas as I've yet to figure out why so many older films featured them but I thought the ending had some hilarious moments. When the kids capture the "bear" and start shooting him with everything they can get their hands on, this comes off very funny. Another great gag is Chubby and his limburger cheese that he greases Wheezer with. Farina also has a nice little scene where he's fishing and Pete might steal the show with his reaction to the cheese.


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