Mickey invites the gang to hunt for 'wild animals' on his farm. The fun is interrupted when the kids come across a real bear.

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Joe (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Jackie (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Mickey (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Farina (as Hal Roach's Rascals)
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Mickey invites the gang to hunt for 'wild animals' on his farm. The fun is interrupted when the kids come across a real bear.

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27 July 1924 (USA)  »

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Animal Hunters  »

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On the date of release: July 17th, 1924, add the month number 07 + the day number 17, they equal the year number's last two digits. 7 + 17 = 24. See more »

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Edited into Mischief Makers (1960) See more »

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Decent Our Gang Short
24 January 2011 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

It's a Bear (1924)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

This Our Gang short is better than average but there still aren't enough laughs to make it a complete success. The story is pretty simple as the kids pretend to be hunting a variety of animals when they're invited to a farm where they try to capture real game. This gets boring after a while so they decide to try and track a bear but soon it's the bear stalking them. This Hal Roach comedy only contains a few laughs but there are a few notable scenes in its 20-minute running time. The highlight of the film has to be a scene where the kids are playing with a bow and arrow when a farm hand gets poked a couple times and goes after Joe who was the last one with it. Joe also has another memorable moment in a non-PC way. He looks up to one of the adults at the farm who just happens to be smoking a cigarette. Later in the film Joe tries to imitate him by smoking a cigarette and ends up getting sick from it. The final five-minutes is when the bear finally joins the action and this here features a lot of running around by the kids as they try to avoid the small creature. Joe and Farina get a couple good scenes here but just don't expect many big laughs.


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