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General Spanky (1936)

Passed  -  Family | Comedy  -  11 December 1936 (USA)
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

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(original story and screen play), (original story and screen play), 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Spanky (as Spanky McFarland)
Phillips Holmes ...
Marshall Valient
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Yankee General
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Simmons
Rosina Lawrence ...
Louella
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Buckwheat (as Billie Thomas)
...
Alfalfa (as Carl Switzer)
Hobart Bosworth ...
Colonel Blanchard
Robert Middlemass ...
Overseer
James P. Burtis ...
Boat Captain (as James Burtis)
Louise Beavers ...
Cornelia
Willie Best ...
Henry (as William Best)
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Storyline

A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

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Genres:

Family | Comedy

Certificate:

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Release Date:

11 December 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Grande Generalzinho  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The initials of R. P. W. C. R. C. W. M. R. (Spanky's Confederate Army) stands for "The Royal Protection of Women and Children, Regiment Club of the World and Mississippi River". See more »

Quotes

Spanky Leonard: The RPWCRCWMR surrenders Blanchard Hill.
Yankee General: I refuse to accept your sword, son. You won a moral victory.
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Connections

Edited from Abraham Lincoln (1930) See more »

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Frankly, it's one of the worst films I've ever seen
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OUR GANG got one chance at a feature film in its 22 year history, and this was the best that could be done? It's boring, forced and pointless, and I must respectfully disagree with the other poster on this film; the 1994 LITTLE RASCALS remake was better than this. Almost anything is. The kids are subordinate to the Civil War proceedings; it doesn't feel like an OUR GANG film at all, but like a humorless second-rate Shirley Temple clone.


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