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Rushin' Ballet (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Family, Short | 24 April 1937 (USA)
While trying to track down Butch, Spanky and Alfalfa get caught up in a dance recital.

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Cast

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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)
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Butch (as Our Gang)
Sidney Kibrick ...
Woim (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander ...
Maria Ayres ...
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Gloria Browne ...
Dancer
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
Fred Holmes ...
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Dancer
Darwood Kaye ...
Dancer
Elaine Merk ...
Dancer
Kathryn Sheldon ...
Harried dance recital teacher
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While trying to track down Butch, Spanky and Alfalfa get caught up in a dance recital.

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Comedy | Family | Short

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24 April 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Escola de Ballet  »

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(TCM print)

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Butch: All right, where are you guys?
Alfalfa: There's nobody down here except us dummies.
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Connections

Referenced in The Little Rascals (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Old Days
(uncredited)
Music by Leroy Shield
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Rushin' Ballet is another winner in the Our Gang series
28 December 2014 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

This Hal Roach comedy short, Rushin' Ballet, is the one hundred fifty-fifth entry in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series and sixty-seventh talkie. Porky and Buckwheat are playing marbles when Butch and The Woim interrupt them, pelt them with tomatoes, and forcefully take their place. So the two little tykes go to the Sekret Revengers Club where Spanky and Alfalfa agree to take their case and try to take their marbles back. Alf confronts the bullies but gets cold feet when getting threatened. So Spank makes his own plans involving a ballet recital nearby. I'll stop there and just say this was a very funny outing for the gang from beginning to end. Especially satisfying is how it all ends. So on that note, I highly recommend Rushin' Ballet.


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