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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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(Western Electric System)

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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

Kennedy the cop tells the burglar, "One move and I'll blow your head off," 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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Referenced in The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Farina steals the show
4 January 1999 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

This Our Gang short follows Jackie Cooper as he ends up locked out of his home. Throughout the night he is mistaken by the neighborhood and other Our Gang kids for a burglar and a ghost. Not one of the funniest Our Gang films. The character of Kennedy the cop becomes very annoying by the end. However, the film does show off the fine comic skills of Farina, who seems to be an often forgotten rascal.


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