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The Awful Tooth (1938)

 -  Comedy | Family | Short  -  28 May 1938 (USA)
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When one of the Our Gang kids finds money under his pillow after losing a tooth, all the kids decide to get rich by having all their teeth pulled. They visit a dentist, Dr. Schultz, who ... See full summary »

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Pete the Pup ...
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When one of the Our Gang kids finds money under his pillow after losing a tooth, all the kids decide to get rich by having all their teeth pulled. They visit a dentist, Dr. Schultz, who scares them out of their plan (and probably out of ever seeing a dentist again.) Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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George 'Spanky' McFarland did not appear in this and four other shorts due to being loaned to R-K-O Pictures for Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938). In order the five shorts' titles, without 'Spanky' were Feed 'em and Weep (1938), The Awful Tooth (1938), Hide and Shriek (1938). Two were filmed at MGM, The Little Ranger (1938) and Party Fever (1938). See more »

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Spoofs The Awful Truth (1937) See more »

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Good Old Days
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Seein' The Dentist With The Little Rascals
8 May 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

In order to earn money for their baseball equipment, Alfalfa & the Rascals plan to have all their teeth extracted and then left under their pillow for the Good Fairy to turn into dimes. However, the kindly dentist the kids visit has a few plans of his own & soon the Boys will have to face THE AWFUL TOOTH

A funny little film. Highlight: Alfalfa in the dentist's chair.


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