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The Lucky Corner (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Family, Short | 14 March 1936 (USA)
The gang help Scotty and his grandfather after an obnoxious lunch counter owner forces them to move their lemonade stand.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Scotty (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)
Gloria Browne ...
Gloria (as Our Gang)
Alvin Buckelew ...
Alvin, drum player (as Our Gang)
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Marianne (as Our Gang)
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Leonard (as Our Gang)
Billy Mindy ...
Boy in Sailor Suit (as Billy Minderhout)
Donald Proffitt ...
Our Gang member (as Our Gang)
Merrill Strong ...
Our Gang member (as Our Gang)
Harold Switzer ...
Harold (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander ...
First customer
Joe Bordeaux ...
Painter
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The gang help Scotty and his grandfather after an obnoxious lunch counter owner forces them to move their lemonade stand.

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children | lemonade | our gang | parade | See All (4) »

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Comedy | Family | Short

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Approved | See all certifications »
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14 March 1936 (USA)  »

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Follow the Leader  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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Goofs

When Buckwheat stands up after sitting in the block of ice, the tail of his shirt isn't wet. See more »

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Good Old Days
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Music by Leroy Shield
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Very Entertaining Dozen Minutes
9 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is a lot packed into this short (12 minutes) little Our Gang comedy from 1936.

You get a bunch of slapstick bits and a short musical show featuring some good tap dancing and the singing talents (so to speak) of "Alfalfa." The gang is minding their own business, selling lemonade on a street corner. The bully and his crabby dad are nearby and don't like the fact that Spanky and the gang are taking away a lot of their business.

The rest of the story is the back-and-forth between the two rivals, even after our "good guys" are forced to move.

This is a very fast-moving and entertaining Our Gang short. I think all these kids were in their prime in the last years: the mid '30s.


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