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Dickie throws a birthday party to try to raise money to buy his mother a birthday present.

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Robert F. McGowan (as Robert McGowan)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard ... Stymie (as Our Gang)
Dorothy DeBorba ... Dorothy (as Our Gang)
Kendall McComas Kendall McComas ... Breezy Brisbane (as Our Gang)
George 'Spanky' McFarland ... Spanky (as Our Gang)
Dickie Moore ... Dickie (as Our Gang)
Pete the Pup Pete the Pup ... Pete (as Our Gang)
Bobbie 'Cotton' Beard Bobbie 'Cotton' Beard ... Cotton (as Our Gang)
Jackie Lyn Dufton Jackie Lyn Dufton ... Jacquie (as Jacquie Lyn)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hooper Atchley ... John, the inconsiderate father
Carlena Beard Carlena Beard ... Girl with fake snake
Harry Bernard Harry Bernard ... Store proprietor
Georgie Billings Georgie Billings ... Boy with powder in mouth
Gordon Douglas ... Delivery boy
Edith Fellows ... Girl with string in mouth
Douglas Greer Douglas Greer ... First boy squirted
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Storyline

Dickie throws a birthday party to try to raise money to buy his mother a birthday present.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En tosset Fødselsdag See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This was Kendall McComas's (Breezy Brisbane's) final appearance in a "Little Rascals" short. See more »

Goofs

When Spanky is fed the Tabasco sauce-spiked link of sausage, he is out in the open, and not under the table as in previous shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Spanky: I don't like mush!
John: You'll eat that mush and like it!
Spanky: I'll eat it but I don't like it!
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Connections

Featured in La bola de cristal: Episode #1.18 (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Blue
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Music by Leroy Shield
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One of the best!
11 August 2004 | by LittleRascalRickySee all my reviews

The best of the "Our Gang", "Little Rascals" short films. The sound effects of the cake as it comes out of the oven are hilarious. The mess in the house was awful, but necessary for Dickie to get the money for the birthday dress for his mother (and the man at the store threw in the shoes for nothing!)

Everybody won in this episode; The father learned an important lesson, Dickie was able to buy the dress, the gang had a great time at the party, the mom was so happy that her son would think this much of her to spend all the time and effort to get the dress, the dress shop owner made a little money and Spanky is all dressed up to go to church!

Watch it over and over again!


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