The gang tries to save Petey from the dogcatcher.

Director:

(as Robert McGowan)

Writer:

(dialogue)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The kids try to raise money to buy a doll for Marianne.

Director: Gus Meins
Stars: Wally Albright, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett
Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The gang, while playing firemen, come upon a real fire.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba
Short | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.

Director: Gus Meins
Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett
Free Wheeling (1932)
Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Stymie takes Dickie for a ride in his runaway car and cures his stiff neck.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Kendall McComas
Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The gang finds what they think is a magic lamp.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins
Choo-Choo! (1932)
Short | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The gang trades places with a group of orphans about to take a train ride.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.

Director: Gus Meins
Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, George 'Spanky' McFarland
Hi'-Neighbor! (1934)
Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The gang decides to build their own fire engine.

Director: Gus Meins
Stars: Wally Albright, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett
Comedy | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The gang puts on a show, everything goes well, except they're missing an act.

Director: Gus Meins
Stars: Scotty Beckett, Darla Hood, Eugene 'Porky' Lee
Family | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An Our Gang Comedy. Spanky's parents are trying unsuccessfully to get Spanky to spend a peaceful first night in his own room.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Tommy Bond, George 'Spanky' McFarland
Teacher's Pet (1930)
Comedy | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Jackie prepares a series of elaborate jokes for his new teacher.

Director: Robert F. McGowan
Stars: Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Norman 'Chubby' Chaney, Jackie Cooper
Free Eats (1932)
Family | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The kids help capture a family of thieves.

Director: Ray McCarey
Stars: Sherwood Bailey, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Dorothy DeBorba
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Sherwood Bailey ...
Spud (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ...
Stymie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Dorothy DeBorba ...
Dorothy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ...
Wheezer (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Kendall McComas ...
Breezy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Harold 'Bouncy' Wertz ...
Bouncy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
...
Spanky (as Spanky)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Bernard ...
Officer
Baldwin Cooke ...
Diner Attendant
Estelle Etterre ...
First Housewife
Budd Fine ...
Budd - Dog Catcher
Artye Folz ...
Girl Who Reads
Dick Gilbert ...
Co-Worker at Dog Pound
Dickie Jackson ...
Kid Who Throws Donut
May Wallace ...
Second Housewife
Edit

Storyline

Stymie spots a dogcatcher taking the gang's dogs and lets them out of the dogcatcher's truck. But the gang thinks Stymie is stealing their dogs and threaten him. When it's learned that Stymie actually was rescuing their pets and that the dogcatcher now has Stymie's dog Petey in custody, the gang helps him in his attempt to save Petey before the dogcatcher can gas him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

Passed

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 June 1932 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(VHS)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Woman: Is he a vegetarian?
Stymie: Unh-uh. He's just like me, he's a Methodist.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Sliding
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Slow moving but worth the wait
27 January 1999 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

This Our Gang short takes it's time. The film opens with Stymie and Spanky searching for some food and eventually leads into a plot involving the gang trying to save Pete from the dog catcher. A scene involving Stymie trying to peel an artichoke is a classic. Another highlight is a scene in which Spanky plays with Pete the pooch. No doubt this was just a case of letting the camera role while the little boy played with the dog, but it sure is funny. You'll laugh, just be patient with it.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Chocolate Clake! skylands
Discuss The Pooch (1932) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?