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Tire Trouble (1924)

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The gang invites rich man J. William McAllister to take a ride in their homemade taxi cab. Later, McAllister takes them all to the local amusement park.

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Credited cast:
Joe Cobb ...
Joe (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Jackie Condon ...
Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Mickie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ...
Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Mary Kornman ...
Mary (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
Ernest Morrison ...
Ernie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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George B. French ...
Doctor
Harry L. Rattenberry ...
J. William McAllister
Lyle Tayo ...
Mme. La Rue
Noah Young ...
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The gang invites rich man J. William McAllister to take a ride in their homemade taxi cab. Later, McAllister takes them all to the local amusement park.

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13 January 1924 (USA)  »

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Tire Trouble is another winner in the "Our Gang" series
3 February 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This Hal Roach comedy short, Tire Trouble, is the twenty-second entry in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series. In this one, Mickey drives his own makeshift car with Mary, Joe, and Jackie in tow. Among the unusual gadgets: a boxing glove attached to the outside front that knocks out any passersby! When they stop where Sunshine Sammy and Farina are standing, Sammy gets punched by that glove twice and also gets hit by the front grille that moves! He's making a delivery to a rich man named J. William McAllister. This man believes he's very sick because of what his doctor and wife says but after the gang come in uninvited, they look at him and think otherwise. He agrees and since all his cars are elsewhere, rides in Mickey's car. After being frightened by a trolley that almost hits the car (Mickey: "I can come closer than that.") and being stopped by a cop ("You should drive, that kid will do the loop de loop next."), they arrive at the amusement park where the real fun begins...Another very funny winner from director Robert McGowan, this is a wonderful wish-fulfillment episode that explores the relationship of the old and sickly millionaire with a bunch of kids that give him a new appreciation of life. Loved seeing them all go down a large slide, going on a moving circular floor, and riding the roller coaster with a point-of-view shot that rivals the dog fight scene in Star Wars (or if you prefer, Episode IV: A New Hope) for massive thrills. Also loved the way the inter-titles, when Mr. McAllister is truly feeling excited as he descends quickly on the ride, prints "Hot-Diggity" in such a crooked way that conveys the full meaning. Then there's scene stealing Farina, who's left on the moving circular floor while everyone else is on the coaster, moving slowly after it ends and then the director conveys that dizziness by showing the point-of-view of the picture going slowly around. I've really got to give special props to the actor that played McAllister but there's no name on the cast list, either on IMDb or in the book "The Little Rascals: The Life and Times of Our Gang" by Leonard Maltin and Richard W. Bann, of who played him. So on that note, I highly recommend Tire Trouble. P.S. Once again, kudos for the YouTube poster who added the familiar LeRoy Shield music from the "Little Rascals" talkies for this short.


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