The Little Rascals (1955– )

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Television syndication package of the classic 1929-1938 shorts from the "Our Gang Comedies" movie series.

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Wally Albright ...
 Wally (1934) (archive footage)
Sherwood Bailey ...
 Sherwood "Spud" (1931-1932) (archive footage)
Bobbie 'Cotton' Beard ...
 Cotton (1932-1934) (archive footage)
Carlena Beard ...
 Cotton / ... (archive footage)
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 Hercules (1930) / ... (archive footage)
Scotty Beckett ...
 Scotty (1934-1936) (archive footage)
Harry Bernard ...
 Various (1930-1935) (archive footage)
Georgie Billings ...
 Darby (1932-1933) (archive footage)
Tommy Bond ...
 Tommy (1932-1934) / ... (archive footage)
Alvin Buckelew ...
 Alvin (1934-1937) (archive footage)
Norman 'Chubby' Chaney ...
 Chubby (1929-1931) (archive footage)
Joe Cobb ...
 Joe (1929, 1933, 1936, 1937) (archive footage)
John 'Uh huh' Collum ...
 Uh-huh (1933) (archive footage)
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 Jackie (1929-1931) (archive footage)
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 Mickey / ... (archive footage)
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Television syndication package of the classic 1929-1938 shorts from the "Our Gang Comedies" movie series.

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This television package includes every sound Hal Roach-produced Our Gang comedy, except for Big Ears (1931), which was censored for sensitive subject matter (divorce), and the following shorts, which were all censored for sensitive racial content/ subject matter: Lazy Days (1929) Moan & Groan, Inc. (1929) A Tough Winter (1930) Little Daddy (1931) A Lad an' a Lamp (1932) The Kid from Borneo (1933) Numerous other shorts in the series, while added to this broadcast package, were edited down to up to half of their original length for content. See more »

Quotes

Chubby: [to the teacher he has a crush on] You can call me Chubsy-Ubsy... if you want to.
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Good Old Days
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Composed by Leroy Shield
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Alias of 'Rascals' Covers Up 'Gang Connections'
28 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

PACKAGING ALL OF his "OUR GANG" Sound Shorts into one lump sum for television showing, Mr. Hal Roach used the alias of "THE LITTLE RASCALS." For whatever reason, this Rascals pseudonym was chosen, it was the name that we "Boomers" knew the gang by.*

THE FIRST SHOWING of the comedies came by way of ABC TV, who broadcast them from their studios in New York City. They were shown with the annoyance of commercial interruption. Much the same as all just about all other kid oriented show, the show had an in-studio audience, had some other sketch humor and of course, as go-between, an M.C.

IN THIS CASE, we watched and listened to one Chubby Jackson, who hosted the show during its run. Dark haired and rotund, Mr. Jackson projected a likable personality and did seem to have a way with the kids. But little did we know of a deep, dark well kept secret about 'Chubby.'

AS WE FOUND out some years later by way of THE STUDS' TERKEL Radio Show, Chubby Jackson was a very talented Jazz Musician!

WELL, WE ALL gotta eat!

NOTE: * At one point in the early forties, Hal Roach sold the 'Gang' and the 'Our Gang' name lock, stock and barrel to MGM. Although the old films in his vault remained his, the name was questionable. So, Roach and company came up with the 'Little Rascals' name; which had been use in an on screen introduction done by some young dancing girls to introduce the early "talkie" OUR GANG Movies.


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