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Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  2 December 1938 (USA)
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Trouble-prone Billy Peck and his gang descend on a traveling circus that has just hit town, and before long their antics are causing the circus owner all kinds of problems.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tommy Kelly ...
Ann Gillis ...
Fleurette de Cava
Edgar Kennedy ...
Arthur Bailey
Benita Hume ...
Myrna Daro
...
Bud Boggs
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Henry Peck
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Henry Peck
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Pee Wee (as Spanky McFarland)
Louise Beavers ...
Cassey
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Daro
Mickey Rentschler ...
Herman Boggs
Fay Helm ...
Mrs. De Cava
Harry Stubbs ...
Hank
Wade Boteler ...
Murphy
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Trouble-prone Billy Peck and his gang descend on a traveling circus that has just hit town, and before long their antics are causing the circus owner all kinds of problems.

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The "Tom Sawyer" Kid in another great fun, thrill and adventure show!

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Comedy

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2 December 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Moleque de Circo  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Spanky McFarland took a leave of absence from the "Our Gang" series to appear in this picture, and as a result, missed five films in the series. See more »

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Follows Peck's Bad Boy (1934) See more »

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A later manifestation of an impish boy.
1 April 2003 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

This is the third and final cinematic appearance of a character based upon a humourous series of newspaper tales written by George W. Peck in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (Jackie Coogan and Jackie Cooper portrayed him in the first two films) with this Depression era RKO entry starring Tommy Kelly in an often silly but always briskly moving work offering, along with expected slapstick, some realistic dialogue, good direction from dependable Edward F. Cline, seamless ad libbing by beautiful Benita Hume, and other nice turns from William Demarest and Grant Mitchell.


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