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When the Wind Blows (1930)

 -  Comedy | Family | Short  -  5 April 1930 (USA)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Norman 'Chubby' Chaney ...
Chubby (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Jackie (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)
Pete the Dog ...
Pete (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Jane Beard ...
Hector
Chet Brandenburg ...
Flustered Man
Mary Gordon ...
Chubby's Mother
Edgar Kennedy ...
Kennedy the Cop
Charles McAvoy ...
Henry, Jackie's Dad
Emma Reed ...
Farina's Mother
Julian Rivero ...
Henry, Jackie's Dad (Spanish language version)
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Storyline

Jackie throws his schoolbook out the window in disgust, but then climbs outside to retrieve it. Finding himself locked out, he tries various means of getting back inside without his parents finding out. When his parents mistake his noises for a burglar, a local policeman is called, but he seems incompetent to catch either the phony burglar or the real one who has shown up in the meantime. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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5 April 1930 (USA)  »

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Las fantasmas  »

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(Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This short, When the Wind Blows (1930)'s date of release was actor (to be) 'Gregory Peck (I)''s 14th birthday, on Saturday, April 5th, 1930. See more »

Goofs

Petie the dog barks with his mouth closed. See more »

Quotes

Henry, Jackie's Dad: [after giving Jack a spanking with his shoe] Son, this hurts me as much as it does you.
Jack: [rubbing his sore behind] Yeah, but not in the same place though.
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Music by Erno Rapee and William Axt
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Gettin' Locked Out With The Little Rascals
20 May 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

Strange things happen WHEN THE WIND BLOWS. After getting locked out of his house on a stormy night, nightshirted Jackie seeks solace at the homes of Farina, Chubby & Mary Ann. When a neighborhood prowler shows up, things get really hectic...

A funny little film, although the beating Jackie gets from his Dad seems a bit much. Farina's home life is shown in a stereotypical fashion, common for that era in Hollywood. Highlight: Mary Ann's flirtatious ways. That's Edgar Kennedy as the hapless cop on the beat.


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