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The kids mistake Miss Crabtree's brother for a potential boyfriend, and plot to discourage him.

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Chubby Chaney (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Jackie Cooper (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Dorothy DeBorba ...
Dorothy (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 Jackson (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Donald Haines ...
Donald Haines (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Buddy McDonald ...
Buddy O'Donnell (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Clifton Young ...
Robert 'Bonedust' (as Bobby Young)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Mae Crane ...
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Beverly Crane ...
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Douglas Greer ...
Douglas Greer
Creighton Hale ...
Jack Crabtree (Miss Crabtree's brother)
Mildred Kornman ...
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Storyline

The schoolchildren lost their last teacher because she got married and quit her job. When the brother of their teacher Miss Crabtree comes to visit, the children mistake him for a suitor. The children tell abominable lies about Miss Crabtree to try to discourage the man. Meanwhile, one of the children is selling answers to the upcoming oral exam. Unfortunately for the students, the young entrepreneur used a book of minstrelsy and blackface as his source for the "answers". Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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22 November 1930 (USA)  »

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Férias de Verão  »

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Mary Ann Jackson tells Miss Crabtree June Marlowe in one scene, "We hope you don't get married until you're 80 years old." Coincidentally, that's how old June Marlowe was when she died in 1984. See more »

Quotes

Miss June Crabtree: [asking the children different questions] Jackie Cooper!
[Jackie stands up]
Miss June Crabtree: Who was the Hunchback of Notre Dame?
Jackie: Lon Chaney!
[Miss Crabtree is surprised at the answer, and Jackie sits down]
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Music by Leroy Shield
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Protectin' Teacher With The Little Rascals
28 April 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short

SCHOOL'S OUT for lunch when Miss Crabtree's brother comes looking for her. Mistaking him for a possible suitor, the Gang quickly develops plans to get rid of him...

A funny little film. Highlight: Question & Answer time. June Marlowe plays pretty Miss Crabtree and Creighton Hale appears as her brother Jack..


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