In an effort to impress Darla, Alfalfa tells her that he's a famous bear trainer. Little does he know that Darla's father owns a circus - and a bear costume. It's time for everyone to uncover the "bear facts".

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Darla King (as Our Gang)
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Porky (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)
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Jack Baxley ...
Expressman
Ed Brandenburg ...
Bear
Jack Pepper ...
Wilbur Pike ...
Bear
Al Pilario ...
Mover
Cooper Smith ...
Bear
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In an effort to impress Darla, Alfalfa tells her that he's a famous bear trainer. Little does he know that Darla's father owns a circus - and a bear costume. It's time for everyone to uncover the "bear facts".

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5 March 1938 (USA)  »

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The name of the circus Darla's dad runs is King's Circus. See more »

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Nightfall
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Music by Marvin Hatley
played when Alfalfa and Fifi dance
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Bear Facts has Alfalfa doing another hilarious turn in this Our Gang series entry
2 January 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This Hal Roach comedy short, Bear Facts, is the one hundred sixty-fourth entry in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series and the seventy-sixth talkie. Bored with just playing checkers, Alfalfa and Spanky-along with Buckwheat and Porky-find themselves marveling at the arrival of new neighbors-Darla and her father, who owns a circus. That gives Alf an idea: He'll brag about training bears to get himself and his pals jobs. The father knows he's not on the level so he disguises himself as a bear to get those ideas off his head. This was a hilarious entry in the series with Alf's reactions in seeing the "bear" and his attempts to "train" him a highlight. So on that note, Bear Facts is highly recommended.


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