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The Kid from Borneo (1933)

 -  Family | Short | Comedy  -  15 April 1933 (USA)
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The gang goes to a circus sideshow to visit Dickie and Spanky's uncle, mistakenly believing he is "The Wild Man from Borneo."

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ...
Stymie (as Our Gang)
Tommy Bond ...
Tommy (as Our Gang)
Dorothy DeBorba ...
Dorothy (as Our Gang)
Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ...
Wheezer (as Our Gang)
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Spanky (as Our Gang)
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Dickie (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup ...
Pete the Pup (as Our Gang)
Henry Hanna ...
Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Dickie Jackson ...
Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Bernard ...
Sideshow manager
Otto Fries ...
The Kids' Dad
Dick Gilbert ...
Worker
John Lester Johnson ...
Bumbo, 'The Wild Man From Borneo'
May Wallace ...
The Kid's Mother
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Storyline

The gang goes to a circus sideshow to visit Dickie and Spanky's uncle, mistakenly believing he is "The Wild Man from Borneo."

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Genres:

Family | Short | Comedy

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Release Date:

15 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Garoto de Bornéu  »

Box Office

Budget:

$21,500 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was one of the shorts that was removed from the Little Rascals television syndication package due to racial content. See more »

Goofs

During the ice box scene Spanky gives Bumbo the sardines, wieners, bologna, then a whole bowl of raw eggs that Bumbo eats shell and all. Then Spanky gives him Tabasco, vinegar, mustard and a gallon of port wine which Bumbo drinks without stopping. The camera cuts back to the amazed Spanky which shows the bowl of eggs full again. See more »

Quotes

Bumbo, "The Wild Man From Borneo": Yum-Yum! Eat 'em up!
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Connections

Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Very delightful entertainment
31 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Especially the kitchen-refrigerator scene where the "Wildman" eats the eggs & everything else. Spanky is in high form. Hal Roach was a real genius. The ending could have been a little better, though. Would have liked to seen it run a little longer, as well. Although a little short thats what these were designed at. Personally do not see anything "Politically incorrect" about it. Folks are just too sensitive now days. See something wrong where nothing is. Movie is an accurate depiction of those times. Totally innocent & very entertaining fare. Especially interesting is the historical perspective

  • carnival sideshows & living conditions during that time.



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