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Three Men in a Tub (1938)

 -  Comedy | Family | Short  -  26 March 1938 (USA)
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When Darla shows up with a new beau, Alfalfa is bereft. Unable to compete with Waldo's wealth, he decides to compete with skill. Waldo has a miniature speedboat. Alfalfa and the gang build ... See full summary »

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Darla (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)
Darwood Kaye ...
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
Kid Who Starts Race
Gary Jasgur ...
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Storyline

When Darla shows up with a new beau, Alfalfa is bereft. Unable to compete with Waldo's wealth, he decides to compete with skill. Waldo has a miniature speedboat. Alfalfa and the gang build their own "speedboat," powered by ducks, and challenge Waldo to a race for the hand of Darla. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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26 March 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ungerne og speedbåden  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was both Jerry Tucker's and John 'Uh huh' Collum's last appearance in Our Gang. Jerry is seen at the far right in the back row. John is the announcer of the race. 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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Boat Racin' With The Little Rascals
17 May 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

An OUR GANG Comedy Short.

When Darla's affections turn from Alfalfa to Waldo & his miniature yacht, it's time to fight back. Challenging the verbose twerp to a boat race, Alfalfa skippers a floating contraption of his own, crewed by Buckwheat & Porky. Are these THREE MEN IN A TUB really up to the contest?

Not a lot of laughs in this little film. Waldo's persiflage & Darla's histrionics become rather annoying. Highlight: the three-duck power engine.


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