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Free Wheeling (1932)

Approved | | Family, Comedy, Short | 1 October 1932 (USA)
Stymie takes Dickie for a ride in his runaway car and cures his stiff neck.

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(dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dorothy
Kendall McComas ...
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Dickie
Jackie Lyn Dufton ...
Jacquie (as Jacquie Lyn)
Douglas Greer ...
Bobby Mallon ...
Kid Paddled by Taxi Driver
Johnnie Mae Beard ...
Stymie's Mother
Estelle Etterre ...
Nurse
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Dickie's Father
Theresa Harris ...
Maid
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The Specialist
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Dickie's Mother
Harry Bernard ...
Roadside Worker
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Stymie takes Dickie for a ride in his runaway car and cures his stiff neck.

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Family | Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Approved

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1 October 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sem Freio  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)
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Quotes

Dickie: Where are we going?
Stymie: [as home made taxi gathers speed down steep hill] I don't know brother, but we're on our way!
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Referenced in The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Sliding
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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Among the funniest Little Rascals shorts ever!
7 October 1998 | by (Pasadena, CA) – See all my reviews

"Free Wheeling" is one of the best Little Rascals films. It's loaded with the sight gags and exaggerated sound effects that make films from Hal Roach Studios so funny. A whole variety of hilarious things happen in "Free Wheeling," from a mule that gets drunk to a traffic cop jumping 12 feet in the air. A must see for any Little Rascals fan!


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