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Release Date:
1 June 1935 (USA) See more »
An officer moves into the neighborhood, and everybody wants to get friendly with his daughter. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Scotty Beckett ... Scotty (as Our Gang)

George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky (as Our Gang)

Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Alfalfa (as Our Gang)

Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas ... Buckwheat (as Our Gang)
Alvin Buckelew ... Alvin (as Our Gang)
Marianne Edwards ... Miss Jones, the new girl (as Our Gang)
Robert Lentz ... Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Donald Proffitt ... Our Gang Member (as Our Gang)
Harold Switzer ... Harold (as Our Gang)
Jerry Tucker ... Percy (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup ... Pete (as Our Gang)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Bernard ... Officer Riley
James P. Burtis ... Real estate agent
Lester Dorr ... First pedestrian (unconfirmed)
Dick Elliott ... Mr. Jones
Bess Flowers ... Scotty's mother
Leota Lorraine ... Spanky's mother

Lillian Rich ... Mrs. Jones
Viola Richard ... Second pedestrian (unconfirmed)
Gertrude Sutton ... Alfalfa's mother

Directed by
Gus Meins 
Produced by
Hal Roach .... producer (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd 
Film Editing by
Louis McManus 
Makeup Department
Jack Casey .... makeup artist
Peggy Zardo .... hair stylist
Art Department
C.E. Christensen .... construction supervisor
Bob Saunders .... props
William Stevens .... property department
Sound Department
William Randall .... recording engineer
Visual Effects by
Roy Seawright .... process department (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Stax Graves .... still photographer
Music Department
Louis McManus .... music editor (uncredited)
Leroy Shield .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Tony Campanaro .... animal trainer
Charles Levin .... laboratory supervisor
Fred Purner .... publicist
Hal Roach .... presenter

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
USA:20 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
USA:Approved (PCA #738)

Did You Know?

The newspaper that Mr. Jones is reading on the stoop is the same prop newspaper that was used in the Laurel and Hardy feature Sons of the Desert (1933). You can tell by the headline reading "HONOLULU LINER SINKING! FOUNDERS IN TYPHOON."See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Our Gang Story (1994) (V)See more »
In My CanoeSee more »


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Flirtin' With The Little Rascals, 23 May 2000
Author: Ron Oliver ( from Forest Ranch, CA

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

The guys in the Gang don't want to keep neat & clean, but they start SPRUCIN' UP when a cute new girl moves in across the street. Soon it's Spanky versus Alfalfa for the little lady's affections.

A funny little film. Highlight: the boys' chin-ups competition. That's Dick Elliott as the new neighbor's father.

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