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The Pigskin Palooka (1937)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Family, Short  |  29 October 1937 (USA)
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While Alfalfa was away at military school, his letters to his friends back home bragged about how he was a star football player. Now that he's back home, he has to prove it.

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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)
Gary Jasgur ...
Junior (as Our Gang)
Dickie Jones ...
Spike (as Our Gang)
Sidney Kibrick ...
Woim (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Boone ...
#6 on Our Gang Team
Bobby Callahan ...
Extra
Hugh Chapman ...
#17 on Opposing Team
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
Dix Davis ...
#33 on Opposing Team
Barry Downing ...
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While Alfalfa was away at military school, his letters to his friends back home bragged about how he was a star football player. Now that he's back home, he has to prove it.

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Comedy | Family | Short

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Good Old Days
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Music by Leroy Shield
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The Pigskin Palooka was another funny Our Gang comedy
29 December 2014 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This Hal Roach comedy short, The Pigskin Palooka, is the one hundred sixtieth entry in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series and the seventy-second talkie. At military school, Alfalfa has written about his heroic exploits as a football star to the gang at home. Trouble is, none of it's true! So when he arrives back home by train, it's to a crowd of admiring fans and Spanky recruits him for the afternoon game. Oh boy! I'll stop there and just say this was another funny outing for the gang especially concerning Alfalfa's facial reactions and movements. So on that note, The Pigskin Palooka is definitely worth seeing.


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