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The Pooch (1932)

Passed | | Short, Comedy, Drama | 14 June 1932 (USA)
The gang tries to save Petey from the dogcatcher.

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(as Robert McGowan)

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(dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sherwood Bailey ...
Spud (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
...
Stymie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
...
Dorothy (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
...
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 ...
...
First Housewife
Budd Fine ...
Artye Folz ...
Girl Who Reads
Dick Gilbert ...
Dickie Jackson ...
Kid Who Throws Donut
May Wallace ...
Second Housewife
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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>

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Short | Comedy | Drama | Family

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(VHS)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

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

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

Soundtracks

Little Dancing Girl
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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Slow moving but worth the wait
27 January 1999 | by 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.


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