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:
Scotty Beckett ...
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)
Marianne Edwards ...
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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14 March 1936 (USA)  »

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Follow the Leader  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was kept back (and almost hidden) in the can for a full year after it was completed. By the time of its Saturday, March 14th, 1936, release, Scotty Beckett had successfully made the transition to feature films and had become a major child star. See more »

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Remade as Waldo's Last Stand (1940) See more »

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The Stars And Stripes Forever
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Music by John Philip Sousa
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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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