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Divot Diggers (1936)

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When the caddies at the local golf course go on strike, the gang steps in to earn some money.

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Credited cast:
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Darla (as Our Gang)
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Porky (as Our Gang)
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Spanky (as Our Gang)
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Alfalfa (as Our Gang)
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Buckwheat (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup ...
Pete (as Our Gang)
Patsy May ...
Baby (as Baby Patsy May)
Harold Switzer ...
Harold (as Our Gang)
Jiggs ...
Chimpanzee (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Bletcher ...
Bill, Third Golfer
Hubert Diltz ...
Tractor driver
Tom Dugan ...
Fourth Golfer
Jack Hatfield ...
Mr. Hatfield, Caddy Master
Jack Hill ...
Golfer
Leonard Kibrick ...
Caddy
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When the caddies at the local golf course go on strike, the gang steps in to earn some money.

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Comedy | Family | Short

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Release Date:

8 February 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ungerne spiller golf  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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In most of the Our Gang comedies Darla Hood is a brunette. She has blonde hair in this short, because her hair color was changed for her role in the Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy film The Bohemian Girl (1936). See more »

Soundtracks

If It Were Only True
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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How can anyone be THAT desperate for a caddy?!
24 January 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is one of the dumber Our Gang comedies. However, if you just turn off your brain and enjoy, it's not bad. Plus, unlike most of the shorts made with the kids at this time, at least this one does NOT have singing and dancing! The kids are trying to play golf at the local course but naturally, they are making a mess of it. Soon, a really crazy guy comes and offers to pay the kids to be caddies for a group of golfers. Now considering how young the kids are AND one of the new caddies is a chimp, this is why I assume the guy hiring them is certifiably insane. The four golfers seem no better, as they take the age and non-human status of one of them in stride. But, it turns out that the chimp is a regular ham and he creates a huge mess--culminating with some very contrived scenes involving a riding mower and the kids going tobogganing.

This short relies on lots of broad humor--goofy sound effects for the chimp, chicken feathers and the like. This is NOT an intellectual or especially well thought-out short...but, oddly, it did make me smile from time to time. Not great, not terrible.


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