It's difficult to determine what the setting is for this one--are the kids from Our Gang VERY uncharacteristically living in the late 19th century? I've NEVER seen one of their shorts that wasn't set in the present time--and I've seen almost all of the extant films they made. Or, did the kids somehow walk into a bizarro world where an old west style town STILL exists?! All I know is that confused me...as did much of the short.
The film begins with the kids all aboard a train headed to the 'ol west. The boys are annoying everyone on the train as they play cowboys and Indians--everyone except Farina, that is. Farina is a preacher's kid and oddly his father won't let him play. However, when the kids get off the train, Farina follows and dresses up like an Indian. However, this accidentally results in his getting kidnapped!! Eventually, he stumbles upon the kids--who are all prisoners of some bandits. Seriously. And, miraculously, the kids capture them and get a reward--which appears to be a nickel--which I assume means the bandits aren't particularly wanted--or else the Sheriff is a cheap-skate!! As I said above, this one is pretty confusing and makes little sense. It doesn't fit in with their other films well but at least it had a few amusing moments. A time-passer and no more.
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