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Washee Ironee (1934)

Rich boy Waldo gets his clothes dirty playing football with the gang just before he has to go to his mother's society party. The gang tries to help him clean up.

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Waldo (as Our Gang)
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Stymie (as Our Gang)
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Scotty (as Our Gang)
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Tommy (as Our Gang)
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Spanky (as Our Gang)
Alvin Buckelew ...
Alvin (as Our Gang)
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Leonard (as Our Gang)
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Jerry (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup ...
Pete (as Our Gang)
Harry Lowe Jr. ...
Kid from laundromat (as Our Gang)
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Jane (as Jackie Taylor)
Jackie White ...
Jane's Friend (as Our Gang)
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Game Spectator (as Our Gang)
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Ernie Alexander ...
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Rich boy Waldo gets his clothes dirty playing football with the gang just before he has to go to his mother's society party. The gang tries to help him clean up. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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29 September 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meidän sakkimme pesutouhuissa  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The only "Our Gang" film directed by James Parrott, a veteran of the Roach studio best known for his work with Laurel & Hardy. It includes the duo's first feature, "Pardon Us" (1931), and the Oscar-winning short "The Music Box" (1932). See more »

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Waldo's mother: Waldo's Mother admonishes his violin practicing by saying "Waldo, your B-flat in the obligato pianissimo needs more staccato."
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Featured in Sports on the Silver Screen (1997) See more »

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Good Old Days
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Music by Leroy Shield
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"Loads" of fun! Get it? Wash...Loads...ah never mind
23 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

In 'Washee Ironee,' rich kid Waldo longs to join Spanky and the gang in a game of mud football rather than play his violin for his mother's fancy bridge party. When he sneaks away to join the gang, he ends up covered in mud, which means that gang needs to help him get cleaned up before his mother finds out. I remember watching this short on TV as a kid and thinking how great it would be to get mixed up in something like this. This short is lots of fun and is still very funny to this day. Of course, many of the best bits belong to Spanky. Look closely for an early appearance by Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas, though not as Buckwheat. Buckwheat is played by a girl in this one. Also watch out for edited versions. The cut I saw on TV as a kid had an entire sequence missing involving Spanky going to a laundromat for help from a young Asian boy. The scene where the gang tries to communicate with this boy is certainly not politicly correct, but I'd still rather see the film in it's original form.


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