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Release Date:
15 April 1933 (USA) See more »
The gang goes to a circus sideshow to visit Dickie and Spanky's uncle, mistakenly believing he is "The Wild Man from Borneo." | Add synopsis »
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Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ... Stymie
Harry Bernard ... Sideshow manager
Tommy Bond ... Tommy
Dorothy DeBorba ... Dorothy
Dick Gilbert ... Worker
Henry Hanna ... Our Gang Member
Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins ... Wheezer
Dickie Jackson ... Our Gang Member
John Lester Johnson ... Bumbo, "The Wild Man From Borneo"

George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky

Dickie Moore ... Dickie
Pete the Pup ... Pete the Pup
Otto Fries ... The Kid's Dad (uncredited)
May Wallace ... The Kid's Mother (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert F. McGowan  (as Robert McGowan)
Produced by
Robert F. McGowan .... producer (as Robert McGowan)
Hal Roach .... producer (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd 
Film Editing by
Bert Jordan 
Sound Department
James Greene .... recording engineer
Visual Effects by
Roy Seawright .... optical effects (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer
Music Department
Bert Jordan .... music editor (uncredited)
Leroy Shield .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Tony Campanaro .... animal trainer
Charles Levin .... laboratory supervisor
Hal Roach .... presenter

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18 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Did You Know?

This was one of the shorts that was removed from the Little Rascals television syndication package due to racial content.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Spanky:[thinking the wild man is going to eat him] You don't want to eat me... mom says I'm spoiled!See more »


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18 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
unreasonable "racial content" has robbed the future, 5 April 2006
Author: itsallsumac from United States

this is one funny movie. the politically correct pseudo-intellectuals (the same ones that set OJ free) have succeeded in robbing the future movie-lovers of this rich and universal humor. those who see "inflammatory racial content" in this funny show indicate both how shallow (read "non-existent") their understanding is and that they are card-carrying members of trendy tree-house clubs like the NEA, NAACP, AARP, and lack the brain power to handle a light switch. fortunately, there is a strong growing movement against the "government by what People Magazine wants." Folks are being reminded of just who and what twanna brawley was and is and how she made the monkeys look like true simians. Racial content is one thing -- stupidity by censorship of the idiot is another.

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