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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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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15 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Garoto de Bornéu  »

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$21,500 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This was one of the shorts that was removed from the Little Rascals television syndication temporarily, package due to its racial content. This and other racial shorts were re-added, back to the list, after being banned, for fifty years, more or less. 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

Spanky: [thinking the wild man is going to eat him] You don't want to eat me... mom says I'm spoiled!
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Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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Teeter-Totter
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Music by Leroy Shield
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Frightful Fun With The Little Rascals
22 April 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

Uncle George comes to town, bringing the Wild Man he's brought with him from Borneo. When the Gang goes to visit, Stymie's candy awakens the savage within him (`Yum-Yum! Eat ‘em up!') and he chases them all back to and through Spanky's house.

A very funny film - lots of wild slapstick here - but the sight of the drunken fellow pursuing little kids with a big knife is a bit unsettling. Highlight: Spanky feeding the Wild Man. Query: why does the film treat Spanky's Mom so harshly at the end? That's John Lester Johnson as the Wild Man.


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