Rather than go to church, Spanky decides to go fishing - with disastrous results.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Porky (as Our Gang)
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Spanky (as Our Gang)
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Buckwheat (as Our Gang)
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Alfalfa (as Our Gang)
Rex Downing ...
Our Gang member (as Our Gang)
Sidney Kibrick ...
Our Gang member (as Our Gang)
Donald Proffitt ...
Our Gang member (as Our Gang)
Jerry Tucker ...
Jerry (as Our Gang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
(unconfirmed)
Richard DeNeut ...
(as Dickie De Nuet) (unconfirmed)
Barbara Goodrich ...
Girl
Jackie Hofer ...
Marianne (as Jackie Banning) (unconfirmed)
Mildred Kornman ...
(unconfirmed)
Ray Turner ...
Man asking what time the baptism starts
Clarence Wilson ...
Property owner
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Rather than go to church, Spanky decides to go fishing - with disastrous results.

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Family | Comedy | Short

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26 October 1935 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)
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Trivia

This was Eugene 'Porky' Lee's first Our Gang comedy. See more »

Goofs

Stunt wire visible when Buckwheat is being pulled at high speed by the fishing pole. See more »

Connections

Featured in Our Gang: Inside the Clubhouse (1984) See more »

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Good Old Days
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Music by Leroy Shield
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A "lost" film?
11 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wonderfully clever little moral play......You know the plot, so there's no need to go into that aspect.

The reason it's considered "lost" is because of the non "politically correct" themes therein. The last time I saw it on TV in the early 90's it'd been so heavily edited that there was virtually nothing left of the film.

It's a pity really, because it's well done and very cleverly executed, what a shame!

If you can find a copy (Likely on the Cabin Fever or Hallmark label) watch it and have a ball.

Sadly the film "Kid From Borneo" met an even worse fate....Until the advent of DVD's it'd disappeared completely from the airwaves.


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