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Rich 'Old Man' Bill Morton is a hypochondriac. After bringing new sugar pills to Bill Morton's house, the doctor suggests to Bill Morton's wife that adopting a child might help cure Mr. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Mickey (as Mickey Gubitosi)
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Darla (as Our Gang)
Billy 'Froggy' Laughlin ...
Froggy (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)
Thurston Hall ...
Bill 'Old Man' Morton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Freddie Chapman ...
Ballplayer with Morton's Mugs (scenes deleted)
Hugh Chapman ...
Ballplayer with Morton's Mugs (scenes deleted)
Bobby 'Tasket' Jones ...
Tasket
Rollie 'Tisket' Jones ...
Tisket
Gerald Oliver Smith ...
Evans, the butler
Edwin Stanley ...
Dr. Malcolm Scott
Josephine Whittell ...
Mrs. Julia Morton
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Rich 'Old Man' Bill Morton is a hypochondriac. After bringing new sugar pills to Bill Morton's house, the doctor suggests to Bill Morton's wife that adopting a child might help cure Mr. Morton of his delusions. After overhearing the conversation, Bill Morton invites the "Our Gang" members.(that were at the front come to the door, offering to work & pay for a broken window pane, that had just occurred), to a lunch, in order to sour his wife on children and adoption. But the unexpected occurs, when Alfalfa's two twin little brothers, Tisket and Tasket get into Bill Morton's medications' table, they eat up a majority of them, leading Bill Morton to call his physician back to his house. Then the doctor tells him they are nothing, just imaginary sugar pills, teaching Bill Morton is not sick or ill, that he thought. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Release Date:

23 November 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kiddie Cure  »

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$21,429 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Tisket and Tasket have cowlick hair, like Alfalfa. In Kiddie Kure (1940), Tisket and Tasket appear younger in age. See more »

Quotes

Froggy: You said he was trying to poison me, ha, ha ha.
[Froggy was really pretending to laugh, as he said "ha, ha, ha," in light frustration]
Froggy: [after Dr. Malcolm Scott hears Froggy's voice, he walks to him, to investigate Froggy's larnyx]
Dr. Malcolm Scott: Son, do you always sound like that?
Froggy: No sir, only when I talk.
[the other adults laugh or chuckle lightly, as they hear Froggy's answer and then the closing credit and scene starts]
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Great our gang short!
14 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is Carl Alfalfa Switzer's last our gang short... The gang..Spanky, Alfalfa, Froggy, Darla are out playing baseball when they break a window in a house that belongs to a old rich man. The old man is sick and his wife thinks its a good idea to adopt a couple of kids to perk him up anyways so the old man invites the kids in the house and things go haywire as the old man tries to scare the children. So as they are being chased by the old man...alfalfa's twin brothers get a hold of the old man's pills and they end up calling the doctor over and the pills the doctor gave the old man turned out to be imaginary pills...At the end the doctor hears Froggy say something and then goes over to him and asked him if his voice always does that and Froggy says no sir only when i talk :)

Overall a great short i give this 4 stars ****!!!


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